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Old December 31st, 2006, 05:21 AM   #1
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Skybean's Macau

I decided to post my Macau pictures from September 2006. Taken with my Canon A75 (3.2MP and 3x optical zoom) with no touchup.

Leaving the Ferry Terminus from Hong Kong. Some of the new casinos are springing up here. Some of them look a bit tacky to me. I much prefer the residential area of Macau.

This street has lots of those specialty Macau egg cookies. Bought a box of them, only to discover that supermarkets in Toronto have the exact same brand, imported from Macau.

Macau Tower in the Background

Largo do Senado

Ruin of St. Paul (backside)

View from the top of the Ruins of St. Paul

After dinner, my stomach felt like it was on fire. So I promptly took the ferry back to HK. Worth the visit though.
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Old December 31st, 2006, 09:00 AM   #2
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Greetings from Texas, everyone. This is my first post.

Macau seems lile a fantastic place: interesting history, high density, romantic. It was the setting for a short story (about a secret agent) I was assigned to write in 9th grade.

Macau is way up on my want-to-see-before-I-die list.

Thank you for the photographs.
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Old December 31st, 2006, 09:18 PM   #3
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Skybeam: Thanks for the great photos.
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Old January 1st, 2007, 10:50 AM   #4
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this area looks nice
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Old January 1st, 2007, 06:31 PM   #5
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Nice photos. We had a Hong Kong forum trip to Macau this past Xmas.
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Old January 1st, 2007, 07:09 PM   #6
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really nice photos, and the yellow or red facades of the buildings and churches are gorgeous. it looks like a mediterranean town. It's a wonderful Mix of portuguese and chinese Architectures.
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Macau looks great.
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Old January 22nd, 2008, 10:15 PM   #8
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Great pictures Skybean!
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Old January 22nd, 2008, 11:32 PM   #9
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It's funny they use pre-European Union Portuguese car plates.
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Great pictures, thx for sharing
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