Winter holidays 3 – Hong Kong (Part 3)

The final (full) day in Hong Kong. Today I decided to visit a heritage trail in the New Territories, away from the busy and touristy areas. It was something I'd seen in my guide book, but I didn't really know what to expect. To be honest, it was a little disappointing. It was not well…

Smog, and doing touristy stuff (in nice weather)

There has been a lot of news made of Beijing's 'red alert' for smog, the first ever apparently. We have had the China equivalent of a snow day - three days, this week, when school was shut due to the smog. And it wasn't that pleasant, as seen from the pictures below, taken from my…