Hiking the Olympic Trail

When the first week of January presents you with 22’C and a perfect blue sky, there’s no way you can spend your day indoors. So we grabbed our Bush Baby (that’s the name of the baby carrier, not our nickname for the kid), filled up some water bottles, strapped on running shoes, and headed out…

Let’s go get lost

True trails can be hard to find while hiking in Hong Kong. More and more trails are being paved and manicured to make them ‘safer’ or ‘more accessible’ to hikers, which just goes to show how many government officials actually like hiking.

Along the watchtowers

There are three ancient watchtowers in Mui Wo, built by the local villagers and used for defenses against pirates back in the days when Lantau was a wild, inaccessible island. Today we attempted to hike around all three.