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... doing a dance sort of routine to music. By the time I passed around again this was closer to 70 people. There were also people dancing in another area. People were playing badminton or hacky sack in a park area. Some people were bringing in carts filled with vegetables. Then there were a bunch of people walking or running the ring road too. When we left at 9:30, we drove to the Hanging Monastery. When we got there I really questioned why we left so ...
... of fellow scribes and philosophers? And achieve divine approval!
The pilgrimage begins at the Dai Temple in town where the first sacrifices and homage is paid to the mountain. It is an excellent example of temple architecture, with birds squawking amongst the ancient, hoary cypress trees and hundreds of old stellae (great slabs of stone, often mounted on tortoises, inscribed with tales, ceremonies or financial restoration accounts) stand silent guard around ...
... to Thailand in December/January... I'll probably be in Hong Kong a bit longer this time with a jaunt into China as well, but pretty much the same otherwise. Last year I came for the opening of the new Wynn Casino and this year I'm here for the brand new Venetian. The Venetian, Macau is the largest building in Asia and the 2nd largest in the world behind Boeing's factory in Washington although the Venetian can fit 90 747 Jumbo Jets inside. It also houses the largest ...
Took a day trip to Macau, a small island about one hour west of Hong Kong by high-speed ferry. It quickly has become a gambling mecca for those from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Several US casinos have built there, including Venetian, MGM Grand and Wynn. I expected more from Macau. Frankly, the areas where the locals live, away from the casinos, are quite rundown and dirty. There is a nice little shopping area with old Portuguese buildings (the ...
... the rest of China. Arvid suggested we try to recoup our trip costs at the tables, but Irina was more sensible so we pass on the casinos. From the fort we walk down to the historic district below; it has quant undulating cobblestone streets warmly lit from the windows of cafes and shops. On the streets we hear the babble of crowds of people speaking languages from all over the world while passing through ever changing ...