Posts Categorized: China

Over 60 and Fitter than you

See that bloke swinging like Spiderman at 00:13? He’s 67. Despite rampant cigarette smoking, suffocating pollution and some ghastly food-safety scandals, China compares favorably with other upper middle income countries on life expectancy And look at that jump rope game in the middle of the video – doesn’t that make you want to embrace your… Read more »

Kowloon Walled City

A seething mass of 33000 people crammed into two and a half hectares made Hong Kong’s Kowloon Walled City one of the most densly populated urban jungles ever. The chaotic mass of highrise buildings, alleyways and makeshift staircases had a rich history, but it became a haven for gangsters, prostitutes and all manner of illegal… Read more »