The Dragon Wagged Its Tail…Hong Kong-Beijing-Shanghai ExpressTrain Journey…

TRAIN JOURNIES REVISITED….Trains have been my fascination and the icing on all train journeys, local and international, was the one I undertook from Hong Kong in 2009. I disagree with Neville George Mullard or Bunt (chief protagonist) in Paul Theroux‘s novel KOWLOON TONG (about Hong Kong) who considered his manager’s act of ‘to wake up and…

Hong Kong …..Narratives

Hong Kong is…crowded, colourful, pristine, naturally green, temple-d….. the list could go on. You know you are in Hong Kong when you come across permanent fixtures of a city that surprisingly is always on the move. Revisiting on a short break, May 7-17, 2018, I stood captivated by a city that ‘is more than a place…

The Inner Connect —Hong Kong

Kung Hai Fat Choi to my blogger friends. You must be wondering why I am wishing months late when it was celebrated on Friday 16th February 2018. The reason is nostalgia for the colors, festivities, decorations, entertainment and the urge to travel. 2018 was to be my year of travel, of discoveries, of adventure. But the…

Ng Tung Chai Waterfalls—Hong Kong

  Hong Kong is not all shimmer, shopping, the confrontational boxy structures in ‘I am taller than you mode’ but flip through the images and there is another side, unadorned and unperturbed.    Ng Tung Chai waterfalls: Scrunched between bare rocks and tropical vegetation of the northern slopes of the cone-shaped Tai Mo Shan are the…