Posts from Kowloon

Kowloon Walled City Rebuilt in Japan

If you don’t know anything about Kowloon Walled City (九龍城寨) then have a read of my earlier posts where I looked at what it was (a…

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Kowloon Walled City: 20 Years Later

The South China Morning Post recently marked the 20th anniversary of the demolition of Kowloon Walled City with a wonderful article about its history and stories from some…

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Lok Fu Part 2 – Nga Chin Wai Walled Village

In the second part of our photo walk around the area surrounding Lok Fu MTR station in Kowloon, we pay a visit to the little known…

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Lok Fu Part 1 – Kowloon Walled City

If it were not for some intriguing local history, the area around Lok Fu (樂富) MTR station would be a pretty unremarkable as for the most part…

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The Hong Kong Island – Kowloon Divide

Living in Hong Kong you quickly discover there’s a large divide, both physical and social, between Hong Kong island and the Kowloon peninsula. While the island…

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