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Photos of Ma Wan Beaches

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Yes, with beaches surrounding Ma Wan, there certainly are a few good beach shots worth sharing:












Pizza on Park Island

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Yay, we have a new place for pizza on Ma Wan!.They are getting great reviews from residents and I can't wait to try it!

They also serve authentic Indian cuisine.

Mario's Pizza Phone Number: +852 2976 5077

Address: G/F, No. 37, Tin Liu New Village, Ma Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong






The best photos of Ma Wan and Park Island

The Facebook Group for Park Island Park Island Facebook Group (called "The Ma Wan Network) has grown into a great social tool and bulletin board for Park Island residents since it was first started.
Among the various (and numerous) posts of second hand baby prams for sale, toys, musical instruments, crockery, unwanted food items, furniture, books, etc, and among heated discussions about topics like whether prams should be allowed on buses, and passenger etiquette on Park Island public transport (ie, the ferry's and buses to and from Ma Wan), there are some fantastic photos that have been posted that, as a collection, really capture the essence, beauty, and character of Ma Wan. As a group, Park Island definitely has its share of talented Hong Kong photographers, from amateurs using hand held camera phones, to those who are clearly professional and highly skilled artistic photographers with a real eye and craft for capturing amazing shots..
The Park Island Facebook Group is cl…

Photos of Tsing Ma Bridge, Hong Kong

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The Tsing Ma Bridge is spectacular, not just from a design and engineering perspective, but also when viewed from multiple angles, both day and night. At night the bridge is lit up with soft-toned lights in a range of mellow colors, making it lovely structure to view, whether from the beach or from one's balcony (if you are facing that direction). 






















Photos of lightening across Hong Kong

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For some reason, Park Island residents have captured some amazing photos of lightening. Although lightening can be spectacular to view from Park Island apartments, I'm not sure if this collection of photos is due to the many skilled photographers we have, or whether this is a phenomenon across HK, or whether it just chance, but in any case, here we go!




Is the Hong Kong Property market back?

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There is a notable increases in agents and prospective buyers around this weekend, and the "buzz" of another possible period of property prices increases is definitely in the air. I would not say its a frenzy by any means, but definitely a notable stirring of interest and activity.
And as always, what seems to happen in HK so quickly, is that those sellers who had considered selling only a few weeks ago are putting their asking prices up in response to buyers who are now looking to get "back in", sensing that prices are moving back up.
Are we really back into upward movement in HK property prices? Possibly. 
Certainly, the outlook for interest rates increases is becoming increasingly subdued. A 25bps increases, whether it comes in December or some time in 2017 will be easily absorbed by the HK property market, except perhaps to some extent, the high end luxury market. 
Supply is still very limited, with the big increase in supply "promised" by CY Leung n…

Fishing on Park Island

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Historically, fishing played a big part on Ma Wan, much as it did on many of Hong Kong's islands. The following photos capture images that I think we will look back fondly on, but which will gradually become rarer as Hong Kong modernizes.