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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---ASIA, China, TRAVELS

Tiger Leaping Gorge, Yunnan

4 years ago, M and I attempted to hike Tiger Leaping Gorge but unfortunately that did not happen due to heavy rain and landslides blocking the road. Finally this time my plans aligned and I found some friends willing to join me on a 4 day trip to Yunnan. (Alas, M could not). Arriving in […]

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---OCEANIA, New Zealand, TRAVELS

Day 7&8: Dunedin to Christchurch

With the poor Mt Cook weather, we fled to Christchurch. But first,  we checked out Tunnel Beach near Dunedin which was very pretty. Then we drove to see the Moraki Boulders which was stated to be very famous. Biggest disappointment of New Zealand. These tiny ass rocks with a million tourists. I didn’t even bother […]

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---OCEANIA, New Zealand, TRAVELS

New Zealand: Day 2 Hokitika to Wanaka

From Hokitika we drove to Frank Joseph Glacier. It was overcast and rainy the whole day but we managed to peek through the glacier before the weather got too bad. The walk was an easy 1.5 hours return trip. Honestly as far as glaciers go, Canada is a lot better. The Franz Glacier has retreated so […]

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