Those two remarks should give a good idea how many cool and interesting sights we saw on the northeastern Hong Kong tour that also included visits to Wong Chuk Kok Tsui, Hung Shek Mun, Sam A Tsuen and Lai Chi Wo. And for good measure, here's offering up 8 photos taken yesterday -- in addition to those I already put at the top of yesterday's blog post -- that I hope will drive home that point (even while I also grant that they'd have been better if there had been more sunshine when I took them!):-
A view of Chek Chau from the sea, with a waterfall
as the surprise icing on the cake
Door/Passage) but some of them also are honeycomb shaped!
The clear, calm waters add to the area's beauty
I'd visited Sam A Tsuen a few times before but this was
the greenest I have seen it and its surroundings being
In this part of the world, the green and rural areas belong to
Hong Kong while the more built-up areas are in mainland China!
(click on the photo to enlarge and boggle your mind! ;b)
From the terrace in front of Kat O's Tin Hau temple,
one can see duck shaped Ap Chau, and Shenzhen's high rises