Tens of thousands of hopefuls hurl oranges at Hong Kong wishing tree

A family taking pictures of their wishes, which are tied to plastic oranges, in the remote village of Lam Tsuen on Feb 19, 2015. — PHOTO: AFP HONG KONG (AFP) – Carnivals and fireworks are Hong Kong’s trademark Chinese New Year celebrations, but tens of thousands of people also travel to a remote village to hurl oranges at a tree in hopes of making their wishes come true. In a tradition stretching back more than a century, visitors to […]

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Alec Chan is an intrepid traveler, travel writer, author, speaker, serial entrepreneur and self professed Asia travel ambassador. Traveling all around Asia since 2003, and still traveling, Alec is an accomplished and passionate traveler seeking to bridge the cultural gaps in Asia. Through his unique perspective as a Canadian born Chinese, Alec shares his special insights on Asia to help others around the world to have a better understanding on Asian culture so that they can have a more meaningful, fun, and stress free trip to Asia. Alec has written numerous travel guides on several destinations in Asia and is the editor in chief of AlecTravelGuide.com

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