A walk through Nan Lian Garden
Culture / Hong Kong / Natural Environment / Photography / Plants / Recreation / travel

A walk through Nan Lian Garden

Hidden in Diamond Hill, Nan Lian is a large garden that tries to emulate the Tang Dynasty. It is a good place to exercise your camera with or simply enjoy the serenity of a manicured Chinese garden. Each tree, rock and structure is situated with a reason and purpose. For someone like me who appreciates nature and … Continue reading

Culture / History / Hong Kong / Recreation

The hunt for an 800 year old tomb … in Hong Kong

Coming from a country where humans only arrived around 1280 AD (approximately 700 years ago), anything that dates back further than that is always mesmerising. In Hong Kong, where urban renewal takes on an accelerated pace and the old rarely survives the onslaught of the new, the possibility of seeing something dating back to before … Continue reading

What’s in the Hawker’s Bazaar? – Sham Shui Po
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What’s in the Hawker’s Bazaar? – Sham Shui Po

On an inconspicuous corner opposite the Sham Shui Po Police Station sits a rather unusual sight, even for this poorer part of Hong Kong. At first glance it looks like a shanty village. Covered in tarpaulins and striped canvas there is very little to indicate what is inside or whether one SHOULD even venture inside. … Continue reading