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五塊田→上洋山→廟仔墩→釣魚翁→大坳門路
Hong Kong

在上洋山及下洋山的路段,蜿蜒而走,一邊是個先進、充滿活力且還在發展中的新市鎮,另一邊卻是一條條寧靜的村落,對比頗強。而這段路十分容易行走,難度不大,看著兩邊遠遠的景物,煩惱盡消。經常行走這條郊遊徑,還可看到一幅幅的地皮變成高樓大廈,感受到將軍澳的成長。http://www.hike.hk/load.jsp?route=tyy&page=1

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Tags: sheung yeung shan; ha yeung shan; 上洋山; 下洋山
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