The Dragon Boat Festival starts on June 6 this year but already we can hear the rhythmic drums of the dragon boaters practising, some well into the night.
I've always wondered who makes these boats: Are they made in Hong Kong or bought ready-made from across the border as we do most of our stuff?
Today, on our walk, I got my answer. They make them in Shap Long... or at least, they are lacquered there.
This guy was puzzled as to why I was so excited about seeing him paint a boat but he gamely agreed to the photos.