Travel Blogs from Zhongshan
The final attraction was Grand Lisboa,we just walked 2 minutes and reached.There were too many decorations.The most brilliant decoration was the bronze Chinese horse zodiac ...
The weather here is AMAZING! its been in the 60s and 70s since I have been here and has only rained once. When I first learned that I would be arriving in China at almost the end of February, I have to say, I was a little disappointed.I would be losing almost a month off of the time that I would be here.Now , however, remembering how I spent my last February I am immensely grateful. There is none ...
... firmly in and tried not to notice the crew frantically scurrying around with extra paper bags.
I feel that I should return to Macau, if only to prove that I can navigate her properly. In spite of our expectations not matching up with the realities of geography, I quite enjoyed our day there. When I return, which I definitely would like to do, I'll make sure it's for an overnight stay.
Macau, you may have bested me once, but we shall meet again!
... order to dry out goods drenched by water. In 1557, the Portuguese established a permanent settlement in Macau. In the following few years, more and more Portuguese settled in Macau to engage in trading, and they demanded powers of self-administration, though this was not achieved until the 1840s. During the Opium War (1839–42), Portugal occupied Taipa and Coloane in 1851 and 1864 respectively. In 1887, the Qing government was forced to sign the Sino-Portuguese Treaty ...
to the food and beautiful architecture.
There is, however, much more to Macau than gambling.
The peninsula and
the island of Coloane for instance,
is still a peaceful area with it's fishing villages and small houses.
Taipa peninusla is also nice,
but the casinos are rapidly growing.
Macau is far from resembling,
Las Vegas, in a ...