The lesser-visited islands of Hong Kong’s archipelago offer an escape from the city, with everything from rock-hard climbs to ancient forts – and the occasional wild bovine

Grass Island is known as Tap Mun in Cantonese, meaning “pagoda door” – the island’s rock formations are said to resemble the doors of a stupa or pagoda. In English, the name is rather more self-explanatory – the island features patches of verdant grass overlooking the sea, a departure from Hong Kong’s usually rugged tropical foliage. All that open grassland makes for a steady year-round breeze, a welcome relief in the sweltering months.

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