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Is This Hong Kong’s Greatest Secret?

By Andrew Richdale


From the January/February 2016 issue

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The perfect reason to extend a business trip

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If work takes you to Hong Kong, add a day or two to explore the city’s greatest secret: its natural wonders. Peter Borer, COO of the Peninsula Hotels, explains: “In Hong Kong you’re never far from greenery. In fact, about 40 percent of the city’s land is designated as country parks and protected from development. One of my favorite hikes is a short day trip to Tai Long Wan, a beach on the Sai Kung Peninsula with white sand, clear water, and a few small restaurants. To get there, you walk along the clearly marked MacLehose Trail for about 90 minutes. As you approach the bay, the view is mesmerizing. Best of all, the vista is only available to hikers: No cars are allowed.”

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