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  • In Hong Kong, there's a tiny island that used to produce a lot of salt.

  • But decades ago, the island was abandoned and the salt production stopped.

  • Today, one man is trying to change that and bring this island back to life.

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  • Somebody next year contains a is one of many islands in Hong Kong once inhabited by whole families.

  • Most of them are Hakka, Which means they came from other parts of China and settled here, I think a geo.

  • How long did you ever tell my young young young girl Hakka people across China adjusted their diets to the environment whenever they moved.

  • But one thing remained consistent.

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  • The salt made here is then sold in small bottles at the island's souvenir shop.

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  • Today in teens, I gets a steady stream of visitors.

  • Chan says about 600 people come to the island every weekend.

  • But it wasn't always like this.

  • Just 10 years ago, in teens, I was a deserted island with trees growing into walls and ceilings collapsing into houses.

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  • To the outside world, this Hakka village was notable for being Christian.

  • The Chan family converted to Catholicism after missionaries set up a church on the island in the 18 eighties.

  • But as Hong Kong developed, the Villagers left for opportunities in the big city.

  • Chan left when he was 12 years old and went abroad to the U.

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  • For school 1999 Chan became the village head and began a single handed effort to bring the island back to life and preserve its heritage.

  • Come, go down to Restoring the salt pans is just part of his project.

  • Chan hopes to rebuild his entire village one house at a time.

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How Salt Is Made at Hong Kong’s Last Salt Pan

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/23
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