Chinachem Eco-walk is one of the largest single-day eco activities in Hong Kong that has attracted over 20,000 participants since its debut in 2011. More than 3,000 participants had the chance to explore the inspiring beauty and cultural heritage of Aberdeen Country Park and Aberdeen Reservoir in November 2017.
Walk in Hong Kong played a fundamental role in the planning and organizing of the event. A route in the Aberdeen Country Park with 10 narration stops was identified. We carried out extensive research in showcasing the historical, culture and natural gems along the walk. Each narration point had its own topics of interest: the origin of Hong Kong’s name; the original private ownership of Aberdeen Reservoir and subsequent acquisition by the Hong Kong Government and recognition as a declared monument; how life in Aberdeen changes; the development of Hong Kong country parks and the relationship between nature and environmental protection; and more. We even trained docents of different ages at six of the stops to relive different moments in Hong Kong’s green history through dramatic skits.