HONG KONG

Hiking Sharp Peak, Sai Kung (蚺蛇尖)

This summer has been usually quiet for me in terms of travel, but we have had decent weather in Hong Kong for most of July and August so it has been a treat. One of the things I did recently was hike to Sharp Peak, Sai Kung. It is my second time up and both […]

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HONG KONG, Rock Climbing

Sunset Crack, Kowloon Peak, Hong Kong Attempt 1

  Way back in summer of last year, I took a course in Trad Climbing in Squamish, BC and only did my next single attempt at trad lead in Smith Rocks almost a year later. This 5 pitch multi pitch is called “Sunset Crack” rated ‘Severe’ on the British Scale (which by the way is extremely confusing […]

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HONG KONG, Sailing

20 hours of Sailing around Hong Kong

After giving up on sailing dinghy’s due to:  (1) near impossibility to renting double handed boats at the LCSD on weekends and (2) lack of wind meaning being roasted alive on a small boat, I put the thought of sailing out of my mind. That is, until recently when I had the opportunity to go on […]

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HONG KONG

Hiking Series: Kowloon Peak 飛鵝山

I haven’t hiked in a really long time, so during a finger injury incident, I decided to hike this with M as it was easy access, and only took 3-4 hours. This hike is a ridge hike along Kowloon Peak to East Peak with 90% sun exposure. Of course the day we hiked it, it […]

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HONG KONG

Life update

I guess I started this blog to keep people updated on my life in Asia, so here are my updates. 1. We got a cat. Totally awesome but unloving . 2. Parents got a cat. Totally cute but needy. 3. M is out of the picture! Jokes 🙂 he is sent to Shanghai for a […]

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HONG KONG

Saying goodbyes in Hong Kong

As a girl with many expat friends in Hong Kong, I feel like I am constantly saying goodbyes to friends. Hong Kong is a transient place for many foreigners; a year or two, sometimes three , rarely do many expats stay for longer. I have seen many people come and go already; while it is […]

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