Thousand-island Lake of Hong
|Thousand-island Lake is actually Tai Lam Chung
Reservoir. Tai Lam Chung Reservoir was the first reservoir
built in Hong Kong after the Second World War. Since the
original site of the reservoir was in the hills and valleys,
as water fills the area, islands of varying sizes emerge, so
it also known as Thousand-island Lake.
|How to go to Thousand-island
of West Rail Tuen Mun Station and walk to San Hui Market
|Get off at the terminal - So Kwun
Wat Village. It takes about 20 minutes.
|After getting off the car, you can
see a Tin Hau Temple. Go to the road on the left hand side
of Tin Hau Temple.
|There is a paid parking lot, you
can drive to So Kwun Wat Village by yourself.
|You can see the sign to go to
|There are a few intersections that
need more attention to avoid going in the wrong direction.
|In the right direction, you will
pass a sheep shed, and you can see the word "羊 " written on
the iron sheet hut.
|This section of the road need more
attention to the ground.
|Road conditions are good.
|Reach the railing position, this is
part of the tenth section of the "MacLehose Trail".
|Depart to Reservoir Islands
|This is a small dam at "Tai Lam
Chung Reservoir", this road leads to "Siu Lam".
|At this height you can already see
the scenery of the reservoir.
|You can take a photo at the
position of the tree on the right side of the picture, and
the view is relatively open.
|Scenery of the reservoir.
|There is a long slope here, which
is difficult than the previous section.
|The place is open and windy, you
can rest here.
|You can already see the appearance
of " Thousand-island Lake ".
|Enter in the direction of the
|From this entrance, enter the
|Go up and down the stairs.
|There is a small road up to the big
rock, and the scenery is also good. If you are interested,
you can try it.
|Moving on, finally reaching the
entrance, the Reservoir Islands Viewpoint has built in
|There will be a lot of people in
|Thousand-island Lake of Hong Kong
|There is a path next to it,
leading to the stone location below.
If it's the season of red leaves,
you can go to Tai Tong by the way. This time we choose the
same way to return. This trip includes taking pictures and
rest. It will take about 3 hours. See you next time!
CCT - MAX 13/08/2020