Four Seas Hotel
Travel Blogs from Zhongshan
... culture and folk art, its former Macau folk daily life scenes, especially the people of Macau leisure entertainment, religious and traditional festival.
On the third floor ,the exhibition display Macau's city landscape and urban life characteristics,at the same time introduced to Macau as the theme of literature and art. ...
... welfare scheme here I found out last night. Spoke to someone who actually works for the department that manages this. Unemployed unskilled, elderly or disabled (not sure about the extent of this) people do receive a very small pension (around US$140/month,again not sure about the conditions). Retired professionals - doctors, professors etc. can receive up to US$780ish per month, but they do pay into a separate "scheme" during their working life. I don't know much more about it than ...
... I dozed right off.
It wasn't long after leaving Macau that the seas became very choppy. In a half-awake state, I concentrated on feeling at one with the waves and the stomach-tightening drop that each one caused, resolutely ignoring everything else and keeping my eyes closed, as I was vaguely aware of the rustle of barf bags being opened around me.
Kristina said that she lost count of how many people she saw throw up, though she kept ...
... called Macau came under the jurisdiction of Panyu County, Guangdong Province. In Ming Dynasty (1368–1644 AD), fishermen migrated to Macau from Guangdong and Fujian, but Macau did not develop fast as a major settlement until the Portuguese arrived in the 16th century. In 1535, Portuguese traders obtained the rights to berth ships in Macau's harbours and to carry out trading activities. Around 1552–1553, they obtained temporary permission to erect storage sheds ...
First of all,
Macau is a city of contrasts.
Along the glits of the casinos,
the luxury hostels,
the huge amounts of money,
spent on a night on slots and blackjacks,
lays a world of poverty, prostitution,
Also, the cultural influence of it's former colonial
owner Portugal, is everywhere,
from the written ...