Yau Tong to Tseung Kwan O via Black Hill and Mau Wu Shan (油塘 – 五桂山 – 茅湖山 – 將軍澳) – a quintessentially Hong Kong hill walk

Despite its popular image as an urban jungle, Hong Kong is essentially a peninsula surrounded by a large collection of islands, all dominated by steep hills. Since one is never really that far away from the nearest hill, walkers in Hong Kong are spoilt for choice when it comes to easily accessible, yet rewarding - … Continue reading Yau Tong to Tseung Kwan O via Black Hill and Mau Wu Shan (油塘 – 五桂山 – 茅湖山 – 將軍澳) – a quintessentially Hong Kong hill walk

Advertisements

Capel-y-ffin: a hidden halmet in the Welsh Black Mountains

Distance: 10.4 miles; Ascent: 1955ft; Start/End: Capel-y-ffin Meaning 'chapel of the boundary / end', Capel-y-ffin is a place that evokes a sense of mystery. Standing at the head of the secluded Vale of Ewyas (close to the borders with Monmouthshire and Herefordshire), this hidden Welsh hamlet has for over a century attracted monks, artists and walkers alike. Curious to experience for … Continue reading Capel-y-ffin: a hidden halmet in the Welsh Black Mountains