Travel

UNDER CONSTRUCTION


The magnificent mosques, mausoleums and minarets of Uzbekistan   New!

Rich in history and home to some of the world’s most kaleidoscopic and intricate Islamic architecture, Uzbekistan is finally opening up to tourism.

Samarkand's Gur-e-Amir.

Samarkand’s Gur-e-Amir.


Uzbekistan’s stunningly ornate metro stations revealed after photography ban lifted   New!

For decades, a photography ban was enforced across the Uzbek capital’s metro network.

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Kosmonavtlar Station – dedicated to the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.


Bamboo-lined paths and misty ancient trails connect Ma On Shan to Sai Kung   New!

A network of misty ancient trails connect several abandoned hamlets dotted along the ridge separating Ma On Shan and Sai Kung.

Mui Tsz Lam to Mau Ping

Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.


Where time stands still – the semi-abandoned Hakka walled village of Lai Chi Wo   New!

Deep within Plover Cove country park in the north-eastern fringe of Hong Kong lies the semi-abandoned walled village of Lai Chi Wo 荔枝窩.

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Lai Chi Wo. Photo: Tom Grundy/HKFP.