Tagged: China

Macau Night Lights

June 16th, 2012 Permalink

The casino-studded skyline of Macau at night.

Macau Night Lights

August 2010

Casinos dominate the skyline in Macau, otherwise known as Asia’s gambling mecca.

Snapshot: Hong Kong

May 3rd, 2012 Permalink

An urban scene from bustling Hong Kong.

Snapshot Hong Kong

August 2010

Street markets are a driving force in the day-to-day life of Hong Kong.

Ruins of St. Paul’s, Macau

January 12th, 2012 Permalink

Built in 1602; mostly destroyed in 1835.

Ruins of St Paul’s Macau

August 2010

Also known as “Mater Dei”, St. Paul’s was a 17th century Portuguese cathedral dedicated to Saint Paul the Apostle.

Nathan Road Snapshot, Hong Kong

December 31st, 2011 Permalink

Inarguably one of the worlds best-named roads.

Nathan Road Snapshot Hong Kong

August 2010

A scene from ultrahectic central Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Senado Square, Macau

October 25th, 2011 Permalink

Historic as it is, Senado (that’s Senate in Portuguese) Square is now given over mostly to modern shopping.

Senado Square Macau

August 2010

Exploring “The Historic Centre of Macau,” a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

October 16th, 2011 Permalink

The bustling, beating heart of British Asia.

Victoria Harbor Hong Kong

August 2010

China may be Communist, but Hong Kong is one of the world’s rare international ports “financed, owned and operated by the private sector.”

Macau Snapshot

August 3rd, 2011 Permalink

The Hotel Grand Lisboa, overlooking the old island fortress.

Macau Snapshot

August 2010

Chinese, Portuguese, and British cultures come together in Macau.

Hong Kong

July 19th, 2011 Permalink

The Chinese / UK megalopolis at dusk.

Hong Kong

August 2010

Scenic, bustling, exotic Hong Kong.

Macau at Night

June 26th, 2011 Permalink

The Grand Lisboa to the left, the Wynn to the right.

Macau at Night

August 2010

Asia’s gambling capital on a muggy August eve.

Hong Kong Skyline

June 7th, 2011 Permalink

The Manhattanesque skyline of China’s “independent” financial powerhouse.

Hong Kong Skyline

August 2010

It ain’t quite China, and it ain’t quite England. It’s Hong Kong!