Quarry Bay Tree Walk - WWII Wartime Stoves in Hong Kong 2019

#hiking #tree walk #WWII
作者: abys

abys

厌倦办公室的虚伪与吹嘘,希望有日能寓旅行于工作。

2019年1月12日2HKD 164合计每人: HKD 82

香港

第1日鲗鱼涌大潭太古

引言

Hiking in the morning always seems impractical for me. So I like looking for short trails which are accessible from MTR stations. Near Quarry Bay Station, the Quarry Bay Tree Walk is around 1.1km in length. Signs are planted along the trail with introduction of trees like Polyspora axillaris (Big Head Tea) and Ormosia semicastrata. It overlaps with part of Wilson Trail Section 2 and Eastern Nature Trail, intersecting Mount Parker Road and Kornhill. Area around the Quarry Bay Tree Walk is an important military base during World War II, where you can find abandoned stoves and warehouses.

行程

1月12日 (六)
1
12:15
  |  
13:05

点子巷

HKD 164 x 1

During times I worked in Quarry Bay, I never explored the nearby area. Today, those good old small restaurants I used to visit are already gone. Inside one of the small lanes, we found this new Taiwanese restaurant. We ordered minced pork rice with chicken thighs and noodles with chicken in soup, which are nice.
13:15
13:20
  |  
13:30

鲗鱼涌市政大厦

Passing the MTR station, turn right when you see the signpost for "Mount Parker Road Green Trail". We dropped in this building for the public washroom outside a library on 5/F.
13:45
  |  
14:05

林边生物多样性自然教育中心

Go up the concrete road, there is a building in red bricks on the right side, called "Woodside House" in short. Give it a visit if you are interested in biology or palaeoecology of Hong Kong, with free admission.
14:25

鲗鱼涌树木研习径 (柏架山道节点)

After a few more minutes' walk, here is the tree walk entrance, with an overhead signpost on the left side. You will finish this walk in an hour of slow walking. Although there are no spectacular views, do expect a comfortable walk under shadows of trees, which is suitable for visit in summer. Remember to take a look at signs by roadside, with introduction of various local tree species.
14:35
  |  
14:45

战时炉灶

You can find stoves and warehouses around, which are for military use during the World War II fight with Japanese. If you like to go round the Hong Pak Country Trail, turn right here going up the hill and it will take an extra two hours.
14:55

鲗鱼涌树木研习径 (康柏郊游径节点)

Another intersection of the tree walk with Hong Pak Country Trail. You will pass by here whether you went straight or went round the Hong Pak Country Trail.
15:15

鲗鱼涌树木研习径 (康怡花园节点)

The walk ends here. Go down Greig Road, turn right into King's Road towards MTR Tai Koo Station. You may have an afternoon tea at Kornhill Plaza.
15:30
15:45

留言