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Barking Up The Wrong Tree?? @Ng Tung Chai Waterfalls, Hong Kong

So, I am back in Hong Kong from my hols.  The first thing I did was going on a hike with Hiker Dude – against the advise of my girl friends.  “Why would you want to go hiking with someone who’s giving you confusing signals?”.   Anyway, I followed my heart, took the advise of my guy friends who (3 out of 3) all encouraged me to give the relationship a chance – so I went.  My BFF, a guy, even gave me the comparison of ‘instant noodles and a steak’.  Huh?  I guess the premise is that:  Steak tastes better but takes longer time to cook – a weird analogy, but hey, Chinese people loves to eat and given the opportunity will eulogise about food anytime, hands-down!

On my personal front, if a guy initiate chats with you first thing in the morning, that means he is interested, right? Plus, me being me, I’ve grilled him… I have a kick-ass, Devil-may-care-attitude and whatever conflicting signals he’s giving me, it only means he’s confused… or whatever… Father Time will tell...or whatever… LOL  ;-)

Here are the summary pictures of our hike today which I took with my iPhone 5s.  Heard that iPhone 6 is on the way – so, yippee – better photos to come! *High Fives Guys and Gals*

For the unfit, the hike is rather tiring since it’s mostly ascent.  I LOVE ascent, walking Up and Up which  really work your booties.  Best to walk upright, lift knees high and stomp up, this puts less pressure on knees but really works the glutes.

All in all, there are 3 falls in Ng Tung Chai Waterfalls…

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Bottom Fall

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Middle Fall

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Scatter Fall

Because we are fit people, we took a longer detour to Kadoorie Farm – to see the fat pigs…

Some wild flowers on route.

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White Zephra Lilies

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No idea what these flowers are

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Views… there were other more spectacular views but I couldn’t be bothered with taking my iPhone out from my backpack… so next time, Peeps!🙂

The fat pigs…there are 6 altogether. A breed called ‘Da Hua Bai’, formally appointed the Kadoorie Education Ambassadors on August 1 2013 to encourage  visitors to ‘eat less meat’.   (Er… really? ‘Fraid, I can’t do that, I need protein for bodybuilding! :-()

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A Fat Pig Called ‘Andrew’

Lunch at Kadoorie Farm Cafe.

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Picturesque, outdoor and relaxing garden setting

My healthy organic lunch

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Garden Salad + Organic Unsweetened Soy Milk HK$52

A hiking buddy’s lunch, I ‘stole’ the snaps while she went to the Ladies to change…

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Vegetarian Omelette HK$32

8 thoughts on “Barking Up The Wrong Tree?? @Ng Tung Chai Waterfalls, Hong Kong

  1. Curious about the Hiker Dude (or the steak?). Everybody needs protein:)
    Sounds like a nice hike, though must admit I didn’t really get the fat pig thing. Should people be encouraged to eat less meat because the pigs look too sweet? Sorry, but when I saw the picture, all I could think of was pork ribs:):)

  2. Know what? When I first saw the fat pigs, I thought I’m in for a bargain – pork cutlets for lunch? But then I was told these pigs are education ambassadors to the farm and that the cafe is vegetarian… oh well…

  3. The vegetarian omelet looks yummy.
    Just out of curiosity, are vegetarian treats in HK cooked ala Tsu Vegetarians? (Most vegetarians here do not eat garlic, chive, cilantro, onion, shallot, scallion and some other herbs)

    • Nope, the restaurants here serve vegetarians as strictly vegetables dishes, no meats. I understand what u mean, my gran eats vegetarian and that means nothing too ‘tasty’ that stimulate the taste buds (e.g. onions, garlic, etc)

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