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Born in London, Pete Spurrier arrived in Hong Kong in 1993
after a two-year trip along the Silk Road from Turkey to China.
Expecting to stay in the then-colony only a month, he soon found himself beguiled by Hong Kong's
cosmopolitan character and wild scenery, and has been based in the city ever
His part-time career as a Hong
Kong movie villain ended badly, and so he spends his time writing and
written articles for the South China Morning Post,
Hong Kong Business, Hong Kong Discovery, Serendib and Prestige.
In books, he has written
The Leisurely Hiker's Guide to Hong Kong, The Serious Hiker's Guide
to Hong Kong and The Heritage Hiker's Guide to Hong Kong, all published by
Formasia, as well as contributing to other publications such as
the Insight Guide to South China, Hong Kong Explorer and
At Blacksmith Books, Pete acts