A different side of Hong Kong

Known for its ultra-modern architecture, bustling neighbourhoods and sleek design, there’s also a dramatically different side to Hong Kong that will appeal to your wild side.

National Geographic photographer Matthieu Paley has seen some impressive landscapes. So when he says he’s blown away by Hong Kong’s great outdoors, you can be assured that this area is pretty special.

The city is surrounded by mountains. Just across from the Hong Kong hub, you’ll find more than 260 islands and amazing landforms conjured up by Mother Nature millions of years ago.

This video captures the rugged splendour of Hong Kong’s natural beauty.

Have you been to Hong Kong? Have you witnessed the wild side of this impressive region?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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