Pearson – Awaiting Departure! The Kadoorie Gang:
Jacqueline, Tasha, Ryanne, Krista and Zack with Karlie down front.
The entrance to the Kadoorie Centre where we are staying – just a wildly steep walk each day down the mountain side to Kadoorie Farm at the bottom!
Zack and Krista in Orientation class – Day 1
Day 1 at KFBG – overlooking the valley from the Farm
Krista, Ryanne, Zack, Jacqueline, Karlie (Back) and Tasha (front)
Beautiful native orchids in the Sun Garden Cafe – part of Kadoorie’s Flora conservation work.
The gang at the Sun Garden Vegetarian Cafe where we have lunch each day thanks to the generosity of KFBG.
resident Croc…maybe an alligator?
Cicada – part of the daily orchestra here.
An uninvited lunch companion
One of a bunch of snakes delivered to Kadoorie by Police each day after run ins with the general public.
Kit, Alex, Zack and Paul – awaiting snake delivery in the hospital
Alex the vet, Cathy the vet student and Krista with the micro-chip scanner
Endangered Golden Coin Turtle. Part of the Kadoorie breeding program.
Spiny Leaf Insect. Blow on them gently and they dance!
Wild Macaques in the trees on our walk to work!
Kit and Zack at the Kadoorie stream
Karlie, Krist and Zack adventuring at the Kwun Yum Shan summit at the top of Kadoorie Mountain – properly known as Tai Mo Shan (literally, Big Hat Mountain).
Kit and Ryanne looking out over the valley at the Kwun Yum Shan Summit
Karlie at the Dragon Pillar entrance to the Kwun Yum Shan summit
Tasha, Karlie and the Goddess Kwan Yum
Kit overlooking the valley on the way up to the Kwun Yum Shan summit.
Dragon Pillar at the Kwan Yum Shan summit entrance
The gang at the entrance to the Kadoorie Brothers Memorial Pavilion
Storm rolling out over the valley overlooking Yuen Long
Tasha at the Kadoorie Brothers’ Pavillion at the Kwan Yum Shan summit
Zack at the Kadoorie Brothers’ Pavilion
Near the Kadoorie Brothers’ Pavillion at the Kwun Yum Shan Summit:
Kit, Zack, Ryanne, Karlie, Jacqueline, Tasha and Krista
Baby Dog Faced Bat in the rescue centre – he has a bit of a tooth problem – serious overbite makes him adorable to us but maybe not so successful as a fruit eating bat.
Ryanne and Krista at lunch
Stunning Cameron Highlands butterfly – they’re everywhere!
Dog Faced Fruit bats just hanging around waiting for the sun to go down. They’re part of the long term animals at Kadoorie.
Karlie getting smoochy with the resident female barking deer
Jacqueline getting really smoochy with the resident female barking deer
Resident Masked Palm Civet
Resident Leopard Cat
Resident Chinese Water Dragon