, about five thousand people will walk the hills of Hong Kong. I will be there as they finish their journey.
Every year for the past thirty years
, on a weekend in November when the weather gets cooler and the season of goodwill starts picking up its tempo , they do a wonderful thing and walk 100 kilometres. They walk in teams of four , supporting each other along the way.
Text: The opening of an article I wrote for Oxfam Trailwalker,
published today in South China Morning Post, page A15
Photo: Before a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Japan