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HONG KONG TOURISM BOOKS

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Lantau Island, its Beautiful Countryside - ECC Pang,NY Lock,TK Woo,YL Lo
Hong Kong book

Title: Lantau Island, its Beautiful Countryside

Author: ECC Pang,NY Lock,TK Woo,YL Lo

Publisher: Friends of the Country Parks

Isbn: 988-201-606-5

Year: Second Edition, 2003

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: Lantau Island... What first comes to mind are the island's internationally known attractions - Hong Kong International Airport, graceful Tsin Ma Bridge, the solemn Giant Buddha, and Disneyland under development. But, equally impressive are the two Lantau Country Parks. Lantau Island covers 14,400 hectares and of this over half - 7800 hectares - is preserved as Country Parks, for nature conservation, education and recreation.


Hong Kong guidebook -
Hong Kong book

Title: Hong Kong guidebook

Author:

Publisher: Universal Publications, Ltd.

Isbn: 962-8797-63-8

Year: 2006

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: This guidebook is the best way to travel in Hong Kong. It contains detailed maps with names in English and Chinese. Bus routes, antiquities, temples are also spot.


Lonely Planet: China -
Hong Kong book

Title: Lonely Planet: China

Author:

Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications

Isbn: 0-86442-755-7

Year: Seventh edition, 2000

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: China is a fascinating and perplexing empire of stark contrasts: communist bastion and economic powerhouse; misty hilltops and scorched landscapes; yak-herding Tibetan villages and teeming industrial sprawl. Let this groundbreaking guide immerse you in the culture, customs and cuisine of the oldest civilisation on the planet.


The Leisurely Hiker's guide to Hong Kong - Pete Spurrier
Hong Kong book

Title: The Leisurely Hiker's guide to Hong Kong

Author: Pete Spurrier

Publisher: FormAsia

Isbn: 978-988-98270-2-1

Year: 2007

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: By any measure, Hong Kong is an impressive city. But there is a world beyond the impatient traffic and chic shopping malls: an older place of soot-blackened temples, traditional street markets and colonial-era museums. Travel twenty minutes out of the metropolis, and you'll find stone-laid trails, sheltered beaches and waterfront restaurants galore. Bring your camera, but leave the camping gear at home. The 40 guided walks in this book are quickly reached from public transport, and can be completed in an afternoon - leaving ample time for a leisurely hike to be followed by leisurely dinner.


Walkers' companion - Lee Ying Ming
Hong Kong book

Title: Walkers' companion

Author: Lee Ying Ming

Publisher: Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

Isbn: 988-201-605-7

Year: Eight Edition, 2003

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: According to latest visitor surveys, hiking is now the most popular recreational activity in the Hong Kong Country Parks - and the number of people hiking in the parks is still rising. To encourage more citizens to take up hiking, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has organized hiking events along specified routes, for community and other groups.


Hong Kong - Damian Harper - Nicko Goncharoff
Hong Kong book

Title: Hong Kong

Author: Damian Harper - Nicko Goncharoff

Publisher: Lonely Planet

Isbn: 0-86442-583-x

Year: Second Edition, 1998

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: Post colonial Hong Kong remains a bubbling fusion of east and west, spiced with history and modernity. Experience the essence of Asia's most vibrant city - from Chinese temples and hiking trails to bustling markets and skyscraper panoramas - with this fully updated guide.


Top 10 Hong Kong -
Hong Kong book

Title: Top 10 Hong Kong

Author:

Publisher: Hachette

Isbn: 2-01-243827-X

Year: 2003

Language: French

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: Hong Kong Top 10: ce qu'il ne faut pas manquer. Le Top 10 des temples et monastères, le top 10 de l'archipel sous tous ces aspects. Visiter Hong Kong: région par région, le top 10 des visites et des plus beaux sites classés par 10 pour tous les gouts et toutes les situations.


Tai O Field Workshop Worksheets - HK Education Bureau
Hong Kong book

Title: Tai O Field Workshop Worksheets

Author: HK Education Bureau

Publisher: HK Government

Isbn:

Year: 2012

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: This Tai O Field Workshop Worksheet gives a lot of interesting information about Tai O’s Geography and Political Circumstances, The Local Community – Wing On Street and Tai Ping Street, Fishermen’s Community – Yee Chung and Sam Chung Stilt Houses Area, Temples – Kwan Tai (God of War) Temple and Tin Hou (Empress of Heaven) Temple at the Town Center, Fishery – Catching Yellow Croakers.


Ancestral Images - A Hong Kong collection - Hugh Baker
Hong Kong book

Title: Ancestral Images - A Hong Kong collection

Author: Hugh Baker

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

Isbn: 978-988-8083-09-1

Year: 2011

Language: English

Rate: 7/7

Type: Tourism

Summary: This book is part of Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Studies Series. The 120 articles and photographs explore everyday life, customs and rituals in Hong Kong's rural New Territories. They investigate religion, food, language, history, festivals, family, strange happenings and clan warfare. The book documents much than can no longer be found. But it also provides an understanding of a world which has not yet entirely disappeared, and which still forms the background of life in modern urban Hong Kong and its neighbouring cities.


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