The Royal Geographical Society is pleased to welcome again traveller and photographer Marc Progin to speak on "Mongolia: Nomads, Caravans and Migrations: A spatial odyssey back in Time". Mr Progin speaks of his extraordinary 20,000 km of journeys over 20 years from one end of Mongolia to the other by bicycle, on foot and on board camel and yak caravans, illustrated by his fine photographs and selected music. In this lecture, Mr. Progin speaks of his recent extraordinary expedition to travel back in time in search of ancient civilisations, empires and cultures.
The Royal Geographical Society is pleased to welcome Dr Martin Williams to lead a field trip to Yi O Historic Village and Pui O Paddy Fields, to follow on from his popular lecture "Hong Kong’s Country Parks: the Glories and Threats”. The trip heads to two key and beautiful sites on Lantau: Yi O on the west coast and Pui O in the southeast. Both are wonderful places to visit, but also shed light on the issues facing such sites. This trip includes a tour of Tai O Heritage Hotel.
Please join the Royal Geographical Society and the Hong Kong Club for a banquet Quiz Dinner. Where is the Komodo Dragon found?Which is the tallest peak in Hong Kong? Which country’s flag bears a red block below a white block? It was known as the Gold Coast until 1957, what country is it known as now? Does the sun set on the British Empire? Which country has the most languages spoken?