This episode of Drone and Phone will take us to Shengshan Island of Zhoushan. We will together probe into an eerie abandoned village under trees and vines, the formidable and uncanny artwork of nature, and experience the easternmost inhabited island of Zhejiang Province.
In the fourth of recommended Hong Kong walks we hike 8 KM around the small island of Ap Lei Chau, starting along the promenades of Ap Lei Chau park and South Horizons and then working our way up to the hill above the Lei Tung estate before ascending Yuk Kwai Shan also known as Mount Johnston. From the top we take the steep rope decent down to a sand causeway and over to the islet of Ap Lei Pei, which we cross to the southern most point. Thanks to Tata Mataganas for the recommendation.
This episode of Drone and Phone will lead you to Gouqi Island of Zhoushan. Here an expansive sea farm of mussels, blocks of blue houses in a fairytale village and a magnificent seascape view from an even more magnificent peak are waiting for you to savor.
In the third of recommended Hong Kong walks we take on a 16 KM hike starting in Way Shing Tsuen and climbing slowly to Kai Kung Long before walking the ridge along and down to Fan Jam Road. Crossing the road we then head up the second ridge of the Lam Tsuen Country park all the way to Tai to Yan before a final ridge walk and decent to Wan Fung Yuen.