New Territories, Sightseeing

Chuk Lam Sim Yuen in Tsuen Wan

After visiting the Yuen Yuen Institute and the Western Monastery we took another cab to a third and final temple in Tsuen Wan. The cab driver did not know the temple Chuk Lam Sim Yuen, but he phoned his colleagues for help - and in the end we made it, just a 7 mins drive… Continue reading Chuk Lam Sim Yuen in Tsuen Wan

New Territories, Sightseeing

Western Monastery in Tsuen Wan

After the very popular and busy Yuen Yuen Institute we visited the Western Monastery next to it. It is just 2 mins away but it feels as if it is in a completely different world. A different style of buildings, hardly any people, very picturesque and quiet. A relaxing and tranquil place. After being greeted… Continue reading Western Monastery in Tsuen Wan

New Territories, Sightseeing

Yuen Yuen Institute in Tsuen Wan

Early January we explored Tsuen Wan and its surroundings. We started with the big attraction, the Yuen Yuen Institute, which is tucked into the hills just north of the town and a ten-minute taxi ride from Tsuen Wan MTR station (we had planned to take the minibus 81 to Lo Lo Wai, but over 100… Continue reading Yuen Yuen Institute in Tsuen Wan