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Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series- EASTER ISLAND by Mr. Vincent WONG
 
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Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series- EASTER ISLAND by Mr. Vincent WONG



Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series

Traveling to world’s ancient countries through talks and rich collections of pictures

 

EASTER ISLAND by Mr. Vincent WONG

Easter Island has always be shrouded in mystery. With a remarkable geological history worth studying, it is also one of the most remote location in the world, making it the final destination for Homo sapiens' eastward migration. How the people managed to get there and settled 1000 years ago is astonishing. They then successfully built a sophisticated society and erected many huge statutes that fascinate visitors even today. However the island became almost completely barren and uninhabitable when it was being "discovered" by the Europeans in 1722! This presentation will try to explain what had likely happened and the lesson we as contemporary human beings should learn from it.

 

Testimonials from participants of previous travel talks and study tours led by Vincent:

“I have learnt a lot on this subject!”

“Very comprehensive indeed. Thanks!”

“Very useful guide for my future trip!”

”Now what I have seen makes much more sense. Thank you!”

 

About the Speaker

Mr. Vincent WONG

        Graduated from HKU in physical Geography 1971

        MD Jardine Transport Services Group 1971-2000

        MD Kerry Logistics Group 2000-2009

        Fellow Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics

        Fellow Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers

        Lecturing Logistics as Adjunct Associate Professor at CUHK and Professor of Practice at PolyU.

        Visited over 100 countries including Antarctica, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Madagascar, Namibia, Botswana, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mexico, Galapagos, Mauritius, Easter Island, Chile, Ecuador, Canary Island, Azores Island plus many places in China such as Inner Mongolia and Qinghai. Acted as organiser and tour leader in many trips.

        Give talks regularly to members of the HK Geological Society and HK Mineralogy Society.

 

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Please complete and submit the form below on or before 4 July 2022:

 

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Terms and Notes

Please note that payment is non-refundable. We will charge you only if we have reserved seat(s) for you. You will NOT be charged when the event is full. We will advise whether you get your seat(s) in due course.

 

You may visit our website before you enroll as we update the number of seats regularly. Please note that we will not be responsible for any delay in information.

 

If you have not yet registered as a HKUAA Member, please do so through our website. It is FREE for all HKU alumni, HKU students, HKU staff and Members of HKU Foundation.

 

During the event, please follow all the rules and instructions made by HKUAA or the service provider. HKUAA will not be liable for any damage, injury or serious consequence that may be caused.

 

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For enquiries, please contact Mr. Thomas LEUNG at thomas.leung@hkuaa.hk or on 2522 6113.


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