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Sunday, December 27, 2020

Zimmerman's Loop Section 1 : Western Harbour Walk (維港西段)

Duration:  6.7 km (4h)

Difficulty: 1/10. Flat.

Cel phone coverage: Everywhere

Water needs: 0.5 liter. 0% shaded. 

Appreciation: 8/10. 

Exercise Area: No

Transportation:  Ferry to Wan Chai from TST, or walk from the Wan Chai MTR. Return via ding-ding, or Kennedy Town MTR.

Why it's worth it:


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When coming out of the ferry pier, turn right on Convention Avenue, towards the Convention Centre. Then turn right and walk in front of the Convention Centre, on the boardwalk.

Golden Bohenia, in front of the Convention Centre
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Bauhinia_Square


Quite trivial for the next kilometer; just stay on the boardwalk, soaking-in the views

Lots of decorative art pieces along the way

Stay on the boardwalk, passing all the piers

Public toilet at the corner of Man Fai street and Man Kwong street.
You will be leaving the harbour for a few minutes as you walk on Man Kwong Street 

Back on the habourfront as you get closer to the Shun Tak building/Macau ferry piers

Scoot underneath Shun Tak

Then back on the boardwalk for a long while

Water fountains at Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park

Keep going on the boardwalk, pass through the open fences


Turn right into Shing Sai road.

Stay on the same road, going straight until you get to The Merton towers (the big building in the distance on the photo above). Head left just before the towers (Davis Street).
You will reach cross Catchick Street where you can take the ding-ding (streetcar) or keep going and you will reach the Kennedy Town MTR




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Hiking is about communion with nature. So please pickup after yourself. There's no excuse to leave plastic bags, water bottles or any rubbish on or around the trails; if you managed to bring it, you can manage to bring it back!