Hiking: from Tsuen Kam Au to Sham Tseng along Maclehose Trail Section 9 and Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail

We hided most sections of the Maclehose Trail in the last several year and have only Section 9 of Maclehose Trail left. This section is relatively short and there is no bus out from Tin Fu Tsai: Maclehose Trail Section 9 Starting Point: Route Twisk Finishing Point: Tin Fu Tsai Length: 6.3 kilometres Time: 2.5 hours Difficulty: Easy Walk So we take Maclehose Section 9 with another one: walk along the Yuen Tsuen Ancient Trail (元荃古道) to Sham Tseng Village (深井) and take bus out from there. » Read more

Hiking: MacLehose Trail Section 8 – Lead Mine Pass to Route Twisk

The Section 8 of MacLehose Trail starts from Lead Mine Pass (鉛鑛凹) and finishes at Route Twisk (荃錦公路), with overall length of 9.7 kilometres. We went hiking on Nov. 11 along the Section 8 of MacLehose. We climbed over Hong Kong’s highest mountain — Tai Mo Shan, 957 metres high, and followed the zigzag raod down to Route Twisk. » Read more

HKUST RPG Students: Sit-Down Strike for PG Housing Issue!

Photo source   “Dear All PG Students, 静坐抗议, PG忍够了!!! 地点: 赛马会大堂 时间: 本周五(2012年4月27日) 中午12:30 着装: 黑色或白色 我们也想专注研究,可是保障安心学术的宿位都受到影响,我们怎能继续无视? 我们也想泰然处之,可是周边的房价一天又一天不断攀升,我们怎能继续旁观? 我们也想冷静理智,可是学校一次又一次漠视我们的诉求,我们怎能继续沉默? 我们也想恭敬忍让,可是我们只是要求最基本的生活保障,我们怎能继续后退? 请不要再无视,请不要再旁观,请不要再沉默,请不要再后退! 我们一直在做最大的努力,可是还有谁比你自己,更适合维护自己的权益? 4月27日,中午12点30分,赛马会大堂静坐活动,期待大家的加入! 万众一心,还我宿位!   烦请相互转告. 科大研究生宿舍行动小组 2012年4月24日 ============================== Sit-Down Strike for PG Housing Issue! Venue: ATRIUM Time: FRIDAY (APR. 27, 2012), 12:30pm Dress code: BLACK OR WHITE Dear HKUST RPG Students, Regarding our previous meetings with the SHO, Provost, and the Deans of the Departments, we, a group of RPG students, submitted four proposals for the university to be implemented, including: 1) renting off-campus block; 2) giving subsidies for the students who live off-campus; 3) changing 4-bedroom apartments to 6-bedroom ones; and 4) consigning empty spaces in Tower C to the RPG students. » Read more

Hiking Ngong Ping Trail – Ngong Ping Village to Tung Chung City Center

My wife and I went for a hiking on Nov. 16, 2011. We walked downhill from Ngong Ping (昂坪) Village to Tung Chung (東涌) city center along the Ngong Ping Trail (昂坪棧道). It took us about 3 hours to reach the Tung Chung city center (also the starting point of the Ngong Ping 360). » Read more