Episode 18: Kowloon Walled City

Across the bay from Hong Kong sat Kowloon Walled City, in one form or another, for around 150 years.  In its heyday it was the most densely populated city on the planet, filled with factories, residences, mahjong parlors, brothels and opium dens.  To see photos of this rat warren for humans is to marvel.  To ponder the why’s of its existence is to encase your mind in the weird.

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