New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: Wilson Trail 4 and MacLehose Trail 4

Ok, let me admit it. I have been lazy. I have not been hiking much. But I've got a good excuse: I've been travelling to Singapore, Khao Lak and Jodhpur. I had visitors in town and most annoyingly, the weather was pretty bad during the last weeks. But enough excuses, I have managed to squeeze… Continue reading Hiking: Wilson Trail 4 and MacLehose Trail 4

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Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: Buffalo Hill

Yesterday I joined the Hong Kong Hiking MeetUp group for a hike in the New Territories, between Sai Kung and Sha Tin. We hiked about 10km and it took us 5 hours, as we had to climb the 600m high Buffalo Hill and descended on undefined path with lots of rubble, stones and overgrown grass.… Continue reading Hiking: Buffalo Hill

HK Island, Hong Kong, Outdoor Activity

Favourite night hikes on Hong Kong Island

Now that the weather is much better I'm back to hiking at the weekends (see my post on the MacLehose Trail Stage 2) and during week nights. Sometimes I'll join the Hong Kong Hiking Meetup group (find more info here) and other times I'm just out with my friend Monica. Currently, I've got four favourite… Continue reading Favourite night hikes on Hong Kong Island

HK Island, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: Wilson Trail Stage 1 (aka “The Twins”)

After we finished Wilson Trail Stage 2 we continued onwards to Wilson Trail Stage 1. This is the most challenging part, as it goes up and down and includes over 1,000 steps. This hike covers two mountains, one slightly smaller, the other slightly taller. Still, they are called the Twins (anyone remember the silly Danny… Continue reading Hiking: Wilson Trail Stage 1 (aka “The Twins”)