Hong Kong is not just skyscrapers and banks. There is a great deal of natural landscapes and plenty of fisherman and farmers too.
You’ll need to go a bit further than central to discover those, but the long trail will pay off. To see how to get to Lantau island and eat some great sea food straight out from the sea click on more.
Hong Kong’s fishing activities are conducted mainly in the waters of the adjacent continental shelf in the South and East China Seas. They extend over a 160 kilometre wide section of this shelf between the Gulf of Tonkin and the East China Sea.
You can taste all the good the sea has to offer at inexpensive prices in Mui Wo, a little village on the east side of Lantau island. It fairly easy to get here and there is a so called Food Center where to have some fresh sea food with seasonal veggies and some.. of course rice.
Fish is incredibly fresh and vegetables too, as the land here is not a problem Chef Jeffrey tells me: “we grow our own ingredients, this help us to keep prices low and customers happy”. And i really was, there is no better way to end or start a trekking than eat some tasty giant shrimps and steamed cod before setting off to the Trappist Monastery just up the hill.
Recommended to all of those who are sick and tired of imported veggies from china and ridiculous high skyscrapers. To nature seekers and food lovers Mui Wo is with no doubt a great escape from the city.
Shun Hing Seafood 順興海鮮飯店 , a set on Flickr.