Hong Kong, New Territories

Tai Po Waterfront Park

Our main reason to visit Tai Po was to explore the Tai Po Waterfront Park. I became curious about this park after seeing images of the spiral lookout point and reading many nice things about this park on several blogs, including Rachel's blog Little Koo. We walked to the park from the railway museum via… Continue reading Tai Po Waterfront Park

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Hong Kong, New Territories

Man Mo Temple in Tai Po

After the visit to the Hong Kong Railway Museum I walked over to the waterfront park - and on the way to the park, I passed an interesting temple, a Man Mo Temple. Don't confuse this with the Man Mo temple in Hong Kong (the famous one on Hollywood Road). The one on Tai Po… Continue reading Man Mo Temple in Tai Po

Hong Kong, New Territories

Hong Kong Railway Museum in Tai Po

Tai Po is an area that I hadn't explored much. It was long overdue! After reading this book about Hong Kong for kids, I decided to travel to Tai Po. My first stop was at the Hong Kong Railway Museum, which is located at the former KCR Tai Po Market Station. It opened in 1985… Continue reading Hong Kong Railway Museum in Tai Po

New Territories, Sightseeing

First visit to the Wishing Tree in Tai Po (Part 2)

After we visited the real and old Wishing Tree, we walked around the little village and visited the little temple. On our way back to the car we noticed an interesting alley with small trees and branches lined up next to it – to which rows of tangerines were attached. Initially I thought these were… Continue reading First visit to the Wishing Tree in Tai Po (Part 2)

New Territories, Sightseeing

First visit to the Wishing Tree in Tai Po (Part 1)

After our visit to the Kadoorie Farm, we went to visit the famous Wishing Tree in Tai Po. The Wishing Tree is in Lam Tsuen Village, Tai Po, New Territories. The tree is very famous for fulfilling wishes – but the tree is also very old. Tradition was to tie one's wish (written on a scroll)… Continue reading First visit to the Wishing Tree in Tai Po (Part 1)