Kowloon Walled City


I’ve just learnt about Kowloon Walled City. It’s a really interesting part of Hong Kong’s history. It was a part of the island disputed between the British and the Chinese, but really ruled by organized crime most of the time. It became one of the places with the highest population density in the world (almost 2 million per sq km). And it was demolished in the early nineties. You should check the wikipedia entry to know more.

Posted: September 30th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Travel and Places | Tags: , | 14,765 Comments »

Honor System based library in Cambridge, MA

You gotta love this! It’s in Brattle St with Farwell Pl, Cambridge, MA. It’s been open for three years.

 The only bad thing is that the book I wanted (Religion for Dummies) didn’t have a price tag and I had to buy another one I liked less (I just needed to buy something and be part of it!).

Posted: September 13th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Travel and Places | Tags: , , | 14,709 Comments »