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Was Hong Kong ready for us? We traveled to Macao, China.


Macao, China

Stated in the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao website, " The Historic Centre of Macao is a living representation of the city's historic settlement, encompassing architectural legacies interwoven in the midst of the original urban fabric that includes streetscapes and piazzas, such as Barra Square, Lilau Square, St. Augustine's Square, Senado Square, Cathedral Square, St. Dominic's Square, Company of Jesus Square and Camoes Square. These major urban squares and streetscapes provide the linkage for a succession of over twenty monuments, including A-Ma Temple, Moorish Barracks, Mandarin's House, St. Lawrence's Church, St. Joseph's Seminary and Church, Dom Pedro V Theatre, Sir Robert Ho Tung Library, St. Augustine's Church, ¡§Leal Senado¡¨ Building, Sam Kai Vui Kun Temple, Holy House of Mercy, Cathedral, Lou Kau Mansion, St. Dominic's Church, Ruins of St. Paul's, Na Tcha Temple, Section of the Old City Walls, Mount Fortress, St. Anthony's Church, Casa Garden, the Protestant Cemetery and Guia Fortress (including Guia Chapel and Lighthouse) altogether known as "The Historic Centre of Macao."

Tuesday, April 9, 1996

  • MTR to Sheung Wan to Macau Ferry Terminal
  • Jet powered Catamaran to Macau
  • Bus ride to city central square
  • Lunch, shopping
  • Return to HK on 2 p.m. ship
  • Kowloon - Golden Shopping Arcade
  • MTR to Fortress Hill
  • Shopping for dinner, breakfast and lunch
  • Developed film
  • Called Gary