Interesting Photo of the Day: Urban Density in Hong Kong

Hong Kong consistently ranks as one of the world’s most densely populated cities, but what that actually means for people living there is often lost on outsiders. If you ever wondered what it’s like to look up at a sliver of sky from amidst a jungle of skyscrapers, this is it:

hong kong city scene

Hong Kong (Via Imgur. Click image to see full size.)

The shot comes from travel photographer Elia Locardi. In his words:

“It’s unbelievable to me that people can live so tightly packed in like this. On the other hand, it’s also really cool to think that a place that most people rarely give a second look, or consider to be so ugly, can look so beautiful and interesting to a photographer…. It’s seeing places like this that always reminds me that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder.”

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