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Hong Kong's scenic Kau Sai Chau golf course

Golfing on Hong Kong's Only Public Course

MaryLou Driedger - marylou [4,292]

Hong Kong only has one public golf course. You have to travel by ferry boat to an island to get there, but its worth it.

Destinations: Tuen Mun | Tsuen Wan | Hong Kong | Victoria | Kowloon | Sheung Shui | Lantau Island
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Animals | 20th Century History | Ecotourism | Economy | People | Working Abroad | Beaches & Resorts | Sports | Nature
Taking a break - windsurfers on the beach, Cheung Chau island, Hong Kong.

Surf's up as Hong Kong catches the wave

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The laid-back beach lifestyle seems light years from bustling Hong Kong but just a few miles from the city centre, an isolated beach is attracting a small but growing band of surfing enthusiasts...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Sports
Cover- Iron Monkey

Martial Arts Reviews- Iron Monkey

Will Raus - wraus [1,715]

Iron Monkey is, if nothing else, an action-packed Chinese Robin Hood adventure...

Destinations: Taiwan | China | Hong Kong
Topics: Martial Arts | Performing Arts | Sports

Asian Snooker

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Top players see big growth in Asian snooker . . .

Destinations: China | Thailand | Hong Kong
Topics: Sports
Yung Shue Wan Harbor, Lamma Island, Hong Kong.

From Power Station Beach to the Kamikaze Caves: Hiking Hong Kong's Lamma Island.

Steven K. Bailey - sbailey [7,446]

Whenever friends ask me for advice on what to do during their summer stopover in Hong Kong, I tell them to go take a hike. Literally. Usually I recommend the short three-mile hike (4.5 kilometers)...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Travel | Sports | War & Conflict
Hong Kong Dragon Boat races at Aberdeen harbour on the south side of Hong Kong island.

Dragon Boat Race

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

* * * HONG KONG, June 10, 2005 - Rowers made last-minute preparations and Taoist priests conducted their final blessings Friday ahead of Hong Kong's Dragon Boat Races, the Chinese territory's biggest...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Festivals | Sports
Sai Kung Country Park, Hong Kong.

Wild Cows and Ghost Towns: Hiking Hong Kong

Steven K. Bailey - sbailey [7,446]

I always thought that free-ranging steers and spooky ghost towns were exclusive to the American wild west. Until I explored Sai Kung Country Park in the wild northeast of Hong Kong, that is. In this...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Sports

Watching the Horses with Bill Clinton

Joe Lavin - jlavin [737]

I certainly don't expect Bill Clinton to show up on my vacation, but here he is at the Happy Valley Race Track in Hong Kong on the same night as me. The former president is here as part of the...

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Sports
Dragon boat racers line up before the start of the dragon boat races at Aberdeen harbour in Hong Kong.

Dragons Across the Water

Kathie Scrimgeour - kscrimgeour [293]

* * * The boats skim smoothly across the water as a drummer sets the cadence. Oars push the boat headlong through the water at speeds exceeding four meters per second. Over the past 2000 years, Dragon...

Destinations: China | Hong Kong
Topics: Sports | Traditions
There was an air of camaraderie at the dragon boat festival in the Sai Kung district of Hong Kong, 25 June 2001 when competitors ended off their race by splashing water on each other with their paddles. The event, also known as Tuen Ng Festival, dates back 2000 years and is held on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. Hong Kong celebrates this public holiday in a big way, with races all over the city and new territories.

Dragon Boats

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A story told with photos.

Destinations: Hong Kong
Topics: Festivals | Sports | Traditions
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