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A hike around Ma Wan Island - Part 2

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In part 1 of this series, A hike around Ma Wan Island - Part 1 I posted photos of the path up to the top of the mountain on Ma Wan.
In this part 2 of that series, I will post pics taken from the top down to the other side which faces Hong Kong island.


Once at the top, you will walk past the gravestones and tombs of local Ma Wan villagers. And on the other side you will get an amazing view of this island here. Its so inviting, and I would love to swim over to it some time!



On the other side, you will also see a very private nice beach.

There is also a nice pier on this side of the island. Here is a photo of the pier looking towards Ma Wan. You can see the Tsing Ma bridge in the distance. There is also a small pagoda with seats that you can use to rest in the shade, or have a picnic.

PS - Be sure to bring water with you, especially if you are hiking in the summer months. There are no shops out here, not even drinking fountains, and only salty ocean water all around!
In part 3 of th…