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Pic of the Day: Abandoned Towns

Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. In 1987, the Walled City contained 33,000 residents within its 6.5-acre (0.03 km2; 0.01 sq mi) borders

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Chinatown is one of London’s most famous tourist attractions. Located in Soho, the area is a short walk from Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. London’s original Chinatown was located in the East End, but the bombing incurred during The Blitz led to the original Chinatown’s decline and London’s Chinese population, boosted by newly arrived immigrants from Hong Kong, soon began to relocate to Soho. By the 1960s the ‘new’ Chinatown was truly established.

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In the old days, British Hong Kong, 1965-80, photographers unknown. * 1500 free paper dolls and toys Chinese paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel, also free Chinese toys at Arielle Gabriels The Internaitonal Paper Doll Society *

In the old days, British Hong Kong, 1965-80, photographers unknown. * 1500 free paper dolls and toys Chinese paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel, also free Chinese toys at Arielle Gabriels The Internaitonal Paper Doll Society *

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from About.com Travel

Where Is British Hong Kong

HKG Approach - Looks almost like a Biblical Apocalypse scene. Parents of friends have told me about this old airport. It was in the middle of the city!

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