Around the World in 80 Days, Day 24: In the City of Skyscrapers

It’s Day 24 of Around the World in 80 Days, and Larry checks in from Hong Kong, which holds the record for most skyscrapers of any city in the world. (Just how many? Scroll down to the infographic.) Larry called in to the C.L. Bryant Show for a great overview on where the #ATW80 journey stands a quarter of the way in and how America stacks up against the options so far. Listen below:

 

Larry also touched base with the Rick and Bubba Show for a lively roundup of Hong Kong observations ranging from chaotic sidewalks (“like running with the bulls in Pamplona”) to the ever-present smog (“any image that shows Hong Kong as clear is Photoshopped”) to the condition of the church (“church leaders here have been at the core of a democratic movement in Hong Kong”) and the government’s efforts to suppress it. Click below to listen:

 

Stay tuned for Larry’s full review of Hong Kong and China tomorrow. In the meantime, enjoy some intriguing facts about both countries: