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Tiu Keng Leng -> Yau Tong

Kowloon's Po Tat Estate comes into full view. Nowadays, vehicles pass below these buldings and through the hill via a tunnel.

On the other side, the new town of Tseung Kwan O emerges.

Tseung Kwan O is still a new town under construction. There is plenty of land left to build.

Over in Kowloon, quarrying has scarred the natural landscape.

This calm inlet would soon change as a bridge is slated to span these waters.

A series of hills lie ahead, with Hong Kong Island across the water in the background.

These trails are close to the housing estates and are readily accessible for a good workout.

Views of Kowloon were wide and impressive, and even Lion Rock was visible.

To create more land, hillsides were carved and reinforced like this :

Although it seemed a clear day, the setting sun obscured views towards the southwest, which meant I had to return here earlier in the day another time for a panoramic skyline shot.

Descending down from one of the series of hills, Kowloon's public housing estates came within close reach.

This cemetery offers seaside views. Perhaps it is possible to rest in peace in densely-populated Hong Kong.

Devil's Peak was a military installation that has deteriorated to a series of ruins today. In the past, it defended Victoria Harbour along with its counterpart that is now the Museum of Coastal Defence.

Heading back downhill, it soon becomes apparent how high up we went.

I previously thought Yau Tong was a faraway industrial area not so fit for living, but it seems these residentials have amazing skyline views and will not likely be blocked by anyone else soon.

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