Walled villages & farmlands; biking the NE New Territories

After entering my first walled village whilst exploring Tai Po Market, I was really keen to seek out some more. I knew there were a few near the Chinese border in the areas of Sheung Shui, Fan Ling and Sha Tau Kok, so when I saw a cycle meet up around these areas I had …

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Cycling in Hong Kong – Yuen Long/ NW NT Villages

Yuen Long villages -  Nov 2017 Last weekend I joined a cycle group via meetup for a 50km ride around 'villages not visited before in North-West New Territories. I was excited, but a little nervous. 50km seemed quite long, but the promise of mosquitoes bites and barking dogs was too much to resist.. as well …

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Stonetown – spices, cycling, sunsets & smiles!

After a sunny breakfast of bread, fruit and coffee at the hotel's rooftop restaurant I met my guide, Suleman, from Bike Zanzibar. We headed off on our bikes through Stone Town’s narrow alleyways to catch a Dula (local bus). We chucked our bikes on top and about 30 minutes later were dropped off 1.5k away …

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