HK Island, Neighbourhoods, Outdoor Activity

Urban getaway: Repulse Bay

Repulse Bay is such a great escape from the hustle and bustle of hectic Hong Kong. It is just on the South Side, so not actually far away - and if you go early on a weekend morning, it is not too crowded to enjoy. We usually arrive by 9am and leave by 11am when… Continue reading Urban getaway: Repulse Bay

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HK Island, Hong Kong

Walk from Shau Kei Wan to Quarry Bay

Another stroller-friendly walk runs from Shau Kei Wan to Quarry Bay. We combined it with a visit to the Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, which is always a great spot on a sunny day. This quirky museum is built on the site of the old Lei Yue Mun Fort, up on a hill. Inside… Continue reading Walk from Shau Kei Wan to Quarry Bay

HK Island, Sightseeing

Tin Hau Temple with Kuan Yin Statue in Repulse Bay

I can't really believe I've never noticed the big and colourful temple at the East end of the big beach at Repulse Bay... but fact is, I did. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of the sea: Tin Hau. There is no main hall (at least not one that I could recognise, the main… Continue reading Tin Hau Temple with Kuan Yin Statue in Repulse Bay

HK Island, Hong Kong

Walk from Deep Water Bay to Repulse Bay

We had lovely weather over the Easter holidays (I guess it stopped today!) so we decided to take Lina out in her stroller, and one of the easiest and best walks with a baby is from Deep Water Bay to Repulse Bay. Just ask the taxi driver to drop you off at the¬†Island Road and… Continue reading Walk from Deep Water Bay to Repulse Bay

Outlying Islands

Trip to Po Toi: Leaving Po Toi

We continued our visit to Po Toi with a number of pictures showing the green and lush vegetation on the island. There were trees and plants everywhere, a dense green jungle. Even the toilet sign disappeared in the forest around it. There were some massive trees with big trunks and lots of roots, which made… Continue reading Trip to Po Toi: Leaving Po Toi