Canadian Pacific's photos with the 香港濕地公園

Washing closets and sinks for men and boys

Washing closets and sinks for men and boys
I went to the Hong Kong Wetland Park early enough before the school trips arrived, so thankfully it was quite empty. There are step stools for the little guys to wash their hands after their business.
Added on January 24, 2016

View of marshland from the HK Wetland Park Restaurant

View of marshland from the HK Wetland Park Restaurant
Added on January 24, 2016

Tomato meat sauce on rice: typical Hong Kong lunch

Tomato meat sauce on rice: typical Hong Kong lunch
People often ask me, or comment that, "when I go to Hong Kong, I really look forward to trying the authentic Chinese food..."

I often smile, and pause for a second or two, sigh, then respond with "great, yes, you can find very authentic Chinese food in H…
Added on January 24, 2016

Urinals for men and boys

Urinals for men and boys
I went to the Hong Kong Wetland Park early enough before the school trips arrived, so thankfully it was quite empty. In addition to the special low-height urinals for little boys, there are also step stools for the really little guys.
Added on January 24, 2016

Butterflying away

Butterflying away
I never am quick enough to capture the image of a butterfly.

Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetlan…
Added on January 18, 2016

The origin of 'Hong Kong'

The origin of 'Hong Kong'
Hong Kong, or 香港 in Chinese, means the "Fragrant Harbour".

It was thought that the name came about because Hong Kong used to have many Aquilaria sinensis (incense trees) which produces a fragrance in the agarwood process.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agarwood
Added on January 18, 2016

Wild water fowl

Wild water fowl
Even though I didn't spend much time in the bird-watching stations, I did come across some wild water fowls during my visit to the Hong Kong Wetland Park.

Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But…
Added on January 18, 2016

Rural Hong Kong

Rural Hong Kong
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January 18, 2016

Taro

Taro
Even though I like taros, and have been eating taro all my life, until my visit to the Hong Kong Wetland Park, I had no idea that taros are grown in paddy fields (flooded fields).

Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling…
Added on January 18, 2016

Wild plants in Hong Kong

Wild plants in Hong Kong
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January 18, 2016

Hong Kong marshland (HK Wetland Park)

Hong Kong marshland (HK Wetland Park)
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January 18, 2016

Strange fish

Strange fish
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January 18, 2016

Bird-watching stations

Bird-watching stations
Hong Kong Wetland Park has several bird-watching stations. Bird-watching requires patience and binoculars, both of which I lack.

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Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has…
Added on January 18, 2016

Gentle reminder for the city folks

Gentle reminder for the city folks
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January  7, 2016

Sign post to HK Wetland Park

Sign post to HK Wetland Park
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January  7, 2016

Hong Kong Wetland Park entrance

Hong Kong Wetland Park entrance
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January  7, 2016

HK Wetland Park entrance art

HK Wetland Park entrance art
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January  7, 2016

Chub (parazacco spilurus)

Chub (parazacco spilurus)
Most people think of Hong Kong as an extremely crowded, urban and bustling city, which is true. But Hong Kong also has huge areas of countryside and nature reserve. This is the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Here is the info from the official web site:

(Partial…
Added on January  7, 2016