Monday, September 23, 2013

Dec 2012: Climbing the Mountain of Wisdom

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That mountain looks amazing in the clouds..

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And its such a peaceful walkabout

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gosh, so many no’s

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I suppose I should pop down the Wisdom Path, i can do with some

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What a peaceful view

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A papaya tree

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the local wildlife, doesn't look very threatening..

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oh! hello?

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How amazing

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The Banyan tree is taking over the building

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Like ingesting it

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Amazing view

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Yes, I think I will be careful of the shaft

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Looks beautiful

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A flower growing from a trunk…

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I move into the garden of wisdom. These half tree trunks are inscribed with what presumably are religious or wise sayings..

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I wish there was a translation around there…

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I climb up, strange soil on the footpath

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looking down at the garden of wisdom. And then I made a mistake, I decided to climb up this mountain and then got lost in the scrubs. Still, the views were brilliant, see the photos

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lovely no?

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Here is where I got lost, no path, at all.  

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I could see the Buddha

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then i went left

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And then went down to that tree

And then decided, wait, this isn't good, paused to take a breath. 

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and then after these photographs, retraced my steps.

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Climbed down and then up the other side, and looking back at the wisdom garden.

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Started climbing

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the views were really spectacular

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turned and went to the Lantau Trail

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The flora was lovely

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And it was such a peaceful walk

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With the Peak looking down at me photo 461-IMG_4753_zps2ce0a9ed.jpg

Tea Tree?

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Some of these flowers were blooming as well.. :)

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Walking towards the Buddha

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I come to the end of the trek, so peaceful, you cannot imagine such a peaceful just a wee bit away from the cacophony of Kowloon.

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