Tuesday, 2 November 2010

馬鞍山 Saddle Mountain

Ma On Shan is famous for the distinctive shape that gives it its name. Its curved silhouette looms over Sha Tin and the Tolo Channel.
The ridge that connects the two peaks features a narrow and somewhat dizzying path:
According to a governement information panel,  Ma On Shan is steep and jagged because it is made of volcanic rock, which resists erosion. It looks bigger, but it's actually 'only' 700m high. Does that make it a mountain? My legs thought so.

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