Tai O Heritage Hotel

Old colonial police station in Tai O, Hong Kong.  Refurbished into a Hotel in 2012.

Old colonial police station in Tai O, Hong Kong. Refurbished into a Hotel in 2012.


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Like nowhere else, Tai O is a fascinating village on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Once a fishing village belonging to the Tanka people, the village is almost entirely on stilts. Traditionally the Tanka people built their villages on the water as either boats tied together or as stilt houses. Continue reading

Up, down, all around the town

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There are more than 800 steps up this hill. It is on the MacLehose Trail in Hong Kong. The whole trail is over 1000 km long. You might not expect this of Hong Kong but, there are thousands of kilometers of trails throughout the SAR. Continue reading