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Big Buddha- Lan Tau Island Visit

15 Oct

The first week i arrived to Hong Kong was very busy with the university orientation events that i didn’t get much time to visit the city. Luckily our orientation program included a visit to Lantau island to see the big buddha.

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The City U college of business arranged our coach bus ride to the island which apparently is not accessible by car except for those who have special permits in order to preserve the island. Lantau island is the largest island in Hong Kong (twice the size of HK island) and it consisted mainly of fishing villages with very low population.

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After stopping to take some pictures by the beach, the bus ride continued uphill in twisting small roads, it was actually scary every time we turn because i’d think the bus was going to fall to the side. Continue reading