Hong Kong

hong-zoo

hong chi-lin-nunnery.jpg

yamarella

hong-2

Our armchair travels have taken us to China. This populous country located in East Asia has a diverse landscape with grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and over 14,000 km of coastline.

Our first stop is Hong Kong an autonomous territory and former British colony found in southeastern China. It is a densely populated urban center, a major port and global financial hub. Its skyline is studded with skyscrapers. There are many architectural landmarks in the business district or Central.

hong-lai-chi-wo-2Lai Chi Wo is a 400-year-old village located in Plover Cove County Park. It’s Hong Kong’s best preserved Hakka walled village and it has a Feng Shui woodland. This means that the baking of a wood brings good luck and fosters a good life. There are 200 houses, three ancestral halls, two temples and a square surrounded by banyans, opening out onto revived rice paddies. This is also one of the…

View original post 1,855 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s