Ping Shan Heritage Trail

23 October 2011 — The photowalk today was to the Ping Shan Heritage Trail in the New Territories. This is one of the six heritage trails in Hong Kong that showcases the territory’s rural cultural heritage through monuments and buildings including walled villages, ancestral halls, study halls, shrines and temples.  

Death Valley

  26 September 2011 — Death Valley, the hottest, lowest and driest location in the US, is a land of extremes. The Park stretches 3.4 million acres and across two states, California and Nevada. Being there fascinated, yet scared me. The land was so barren and the sun, extreme. Just reading up on its history, …

A Heritage Walk in Penang

Penang, 12 Sept – This mid-autumn was spent rediscovering the lovely island of Penang. The last time I was there was probably 16 years ago so this time, armed with my camera I was determined to see the ‘new’ Penang. We started our roadtrip in Gertak Sanggul, a small Chinese fishing village southwest of the …

Sunrise from Lantau Peak

Ngong Ping, 9 April – Early April saw the final hiking-cum-camping trip with HKPC before the weather hit the summer’s high. This time, it was a 934m hike up to the second highest mountain in Hong Kong to Lantau Peak. Fortunately we were sane enough to start from the Ngong Ping campsite which was mid-way …

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