Peak Historical Gallery and Tram Video

Until the 1880s, the only way to get up to the Peak was by sedan chair.  The tram, which took three years to build, finally opened in 1888 and ran on steam engine.  In the 1920s, it was replaced by electricity.  Originally used to take British expats to their homes, today, the tram carries over […]

The Peak: A Gorgeous View High Up in Hong Kong

 Home to Hong Kong’s old society, complete with a gorgeous, high-up view of the region, The Peak (more formally known as Victoria Peak or Mount Austin), until the middle of the twentieth century, restricted only to the expat communities from Britain.  Things, of course, have since changed, and today, not only are home owners locals, […]