Upon arrival at Hong Kong International Airport, we took airport bus and sat on the second floor. It was early in the morning and we were amazed by the view of sunrise when we approached Tsing Ma Bridge, a bridge that connects two islands: Tsing Yi and Ma Wan.
Tsing Ma Bridge is the world's largest suspension bridge that carries both road and rails traffic. So when you take the airport bus from the airport to Hong Kong or Kowloon, you will be passing the bridge. But if you take the Airport Express Train, you will go through the tunnel under the Tsing Ma Bridge. It is how sophisticated this bridge is.
|It was the first view we saw in Hong Kong after our midnight flight|
Later that day, after a visit to the lookout of Stonecutters Bridge our friend Andi who was our tour guide for a day in Hong Kong, offered us to see The Tsing Ma Bridge from a place that only few people might know. Of course we said yes, and followed Andi getting into a minibus in an industrial area. I would like to see from a close distance how this bridge could have a railway too.
We alight in front of a factory with all of the passengers in the minibus. It was the last stop of that route. Then Andi walked to a small path opposite the factory. We followed him and arrived in a field which is located just next to the river.
Then suddenly we saw the bridge, I didn't realize that we could be that close with Tsing Ma Bridge. Even we could hear the train passing under the bridge. It was fantastic!
|The beautiful Tsing Ma Bridge|
|The thick part under the bridge is the railway for Airport Express Train|
It was hot that afternoon, we decided to go back to Hong Kong because Andi still has other plan for us. I could never reach this place if it was not because of Andi and Deasy. If you wish to do a special photo walking tour with Andi, you could contact him through his photography website.
|Bye for now, Tsing Ma Bridge|
|We walked back to the industrial area |
and took a minibus to the closest MTR station
written on December 9, 2014 by @tesyasblog
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