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... control barriers everywhere. I wondered if the racing started later in the day, but when I finally got there saw that it only happens on the weekend. Ahhggh!!!
So - no dragon boat racing to be seen. I was very disappointed, but there were lots of other places to go and it was a gorgeous, hot day, with blue sky and a warm breeze.
I got myself out to the A-Ma temple. and had a wander around up and down the rock face. I am liking Macau more each visit, and ...
... the juxtaposition of the Hotels and Casinos or maybe because all the historical sites look so abandoned.
Regardless it was charming and it was nice to see that this exists is what is now "China". I liked Macau, despite the contrast and relative corrosion.
... I was at the bread market, grabbing some breakfast for the week, I learned how to say hello so I could get the attention of a motor taxi but it comes in handy in so many other settings. Anyway a man and I made eye contact so I said Hello. "You speak Chinese?" "You speak English?" I replied. Now many people in my area speak English. Some are better than others, But there are English speakers. Now when you hear someone speaking ...
Saturday we decided to hop over to Macau, another Special Territory of China, and see the sights. Macau is basically the Vegas of Asia and some say it has since surpassed Vegas in grandiousness. Perhaps in the money spent there but I'm not too sure about the grandeur bit. Basically it was almost exactly like Vegas ...
... Mitch and I made two Filipino friends simply by giving away reserved seats that weren't ours in the first place. We were their facebook friends within the first 5 minutes of conversation.
After Oktoberfest, we made our way to the roulette table in the casino. I won two straight bets in a row which paid 35-1. Combined with a few other good bets we quickly made a hefty profit. We also managed to make "friends" with the other ...
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