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  • we're counting down to 2020 with some of our favorite stories from 2019 gold threats.

  • Claressa Way had some wild adventures this past year.

  • Let's hear what she has to say about her picks for best of 2019 from a guy who lives off the grid in Hong Kong to a couple who makes their own tea leaves.

  • Thes people showed us that there is much more to life outside the hustle and bustle of the city.

  • So without further ado, our best nature stories of 2000 and 19, first step is this adorable piece on cockroaches.

  • Our producer, Venus, has been obsessed with these birds for years, so it is a dream come true for her to finally be able to do this story.

  • Here's a snippet from the video.

  • This'll is a critically endangered yellow crested cockatoo.

  • The bird has been nearly wiped out from its original habitats in Southeast Asia.

  • Globally, there are only 2000 left in the wild, but about 10% of them have found an unlikely sanctuary in Hong Kong.

  • The population that we have here is actually quite important to the survival of the species, although they're not from China.

  • These beautiful, boisterous birds have found a new home in the concrete jungle E.

  • Next we met a guy who lives off the grid in a remote part of Hong Kong.

  • He gets his power from solar panels and cooks with a wood fire stove.

  • He lives here with his wife and son and even makes toys for his son.

  • Using recycled waste, we went to his home and talked to him about life in Hong Kong's wild Take a look.

  • My name is Mark Hong Kong.

  • My name myself Yemen is because in Chinese, Yuh Yemen means living in the wild way.

  • Spent an hour traveling from Hong Kong's bustling city center to the rural countryside to visit Yemen.

  • For 13 years, Yemen has been living in the countryside, and recently he's been living completely off the grid.

  • Which means he doesn't rely on the city's water and electricity supply.

  • Off word is Thio live in our own way.

  • Living in the city Have any restriction?

  • Yeah, More wine tasting a, uh, make up Glad Joe Foreman.

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  • They gotta pay.

  • Yeah, Wasn't that cute?

  • Next, you probably know her from her videos, where she's chopping bamboo, harvesting corn and cooking elaborate meals all by herself.

  • This is Lisa T.

  • One of China's hottest influencers and, you could say a Jane of all trades.

  • She makes her own furniture, grows her own food and embroiders her own pillows.

  • It's no wonder why she has over 50 million fans in China.

  • She's quite elusive, but we managed to get an interview with her.

  • Check out this clip.

  • Lee grew up with her grandparent's here, she says She came to live with, um after her stepmother mistreated her, but they were poor.

  • So when she turned 14, Lee went to work in the city.

  • In 2000 and 12, she decided to return to the countryside to take care of her grandmother.

  • Four years later, she started filming her life.

  • There she would e essentially Gong Gandhi O E.

  • And that was that Attention.

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  • This'll couple and an way used to live in the city.

  • But they moved to the mountains to live a more simple lifestyle.

  • Every spring, the head into the forest, the harvest wild tea leaves.

  • This is how they do it.

  • After they gather the leaves, they lay them out to dry and group them by size.

  • The larger leaves are used to make black tea, and the more tender buds for green tea last but not least, is an ode to Taiwan's mountains.

  • More than half of the island is covered with mountains, and over the years, a list of 100 of them has become a bucket list for hiking.

  • Enthusiast Way interviewed a guy who has climbed almost all of them.

  • Compiles in the late 19 sixties.

  • The BHAIYYA is a list of the most iconic mountains in Taiwan, by means 100 yet means peak tithe.

  • Snow Ram has climbed 92 of the 100 peaks, and I have climbed one.

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  • Now, as we're gearing up for the new year, we want to hear from you.

  • What topics do you want us to cover And who do you want us to interview?

  • Let us know in the comments below, or hey, send us an email at hello at gold thread to dot com.

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we're counting down to 2020 with some of our favorite stories from 2019 gold threats.

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Escape to Nature With Our Top Videos of 2019: Li Ziqi, Cockatoos, and Wild Tea

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/24
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