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Wishing Trees

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The green valleys of Lam Tseun Village, Hong Kong, where the real "Wishing Tree" is located

The Wishing Tree and vendors selling wishes

Branches loaded with wishes during Lunar New Year

Throwing a wish skyward

Ng Bo Diep (Five Treasure Piles) full of blessings and wishes

Writing out a wish

Tin Hau Temple nearby the Wishing Tree

Incense pot in front of the Tin Hau temple

Casting wishes into the tree's leafy branches

The wishes are weighted down with the help of a large Mandarin orange

Lighting incense inside the Tin Hau temple. Large coils of incense hang from the ceilings

Dragon bell in front of the Tin Hau temple


Last updated May 22, 2004