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Local Visit - Mui Wo - Mr. Bob Bunker and Mrs. Sally Bunker

  • Mui Wo Ferry Pier Mui Wo Ferry Pier Rd New Territories Hong Kong (map)

RAS members and long-term Mui Wo residents Bob and Sally Bunker have arranged a history and tree flora walk around Mui Wo for Saturday, 7th October.

The cost of $190 will include lunch at the new Stoep restaurant (now moved to Mui Wo), a walk around some of the villages in Mui Wo, with wetlands, temples, butterflies, cows and trees, followed by an English afternoon tea with scones, cream cakes and sandwiches in the garden at the Bunkers’ home atop Mui Wo Hill, where you can sit and relax and enjoy the magnificent view, with the chance to play with Bob’s garden model railway.

Take the 11.10 am fast ferry from Central pier 6 (right-hand side) to Mui Wo. You will be met on arrival in Mui Wo at 11.40 and escorted to the Stoep restaurant.

Lunch menu:

(A) Bobotie (Cape curry) +rice

(B) Chicken breast

(C) Pumpkin & spinach pasta

All served with salad and home-made bread, and includes a soft drink. Tea and coffee to follow.

What to bring: Water, suncream, sensible walking shoes (the walk is mainly level on paved paths)

Ferries back to Central after tea:
4.10, 4.50, 6.10, 6.40 (fast ferries- take 30 mins). Slow ferry at 5.30 (45mins). Regular bus service to Tung Chung.

The Speakers

Sally is an accomplished botanical artist and will talk about the trees, and about her upcoming book of Portraits of Trees of Hong Kong and South China, and the significance of Fung Shui woods. Bob will talk about local history ancient and modern.

Programme Coordinator: Michael Broom
Speakers: Bob and Sally Bunker
11:45 a.m. Assemble main entrance Mui Wo Ferry Pier
Cost: RAS Members $190; Non-members/ Guest $240
Please email membership@royalasiaticsociety.org.hk in advance to reserve your place. Payment should be made on arrival at Mui Wo.

DEADLINE Wed, 4 Oct. In the event of a ‘no-show’, registrants will be required to pay.

N.B. Further details & instructions will be issued to participants who register for this event. 

 

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