Incense tree plantation in Hong Kong

Dan Water’s article in Newsletter 8, Recollections of a Visit to a Joss-stick Mill in Tsuen Wan, describes the decline of this once important Hong Kong industry.

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It is highly unlikely there will be a serious revival of the incense mills (though how delightful it would be to visit a reconstructed, working incense water mill above Tsuen Wan on Tai Mo Shan!). Chan Koon Wing, however, is making an effort to revive his late grandfather’s incense-tree plantation in the village of Shing Ping, near Ping Che, in the northern New Territories

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2012-08-revive-hong-kong-incense-plantation.html#jCp article with map showing the location of Shing Ping

http://www.scmp.com/video?movideo_m=215256 a short film with English commentary and subtitles

                        

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