Ilha de Macau Off The Beaten Path

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    Friendship Bridge

    by RoyJava Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Walking from Macau downtown to Outer Harbour you'll see the long highway bridges. They all connect Macau to Taipa. The one of the photograph is the Friendship Bridge or Ponte da Amizade, and the longest one (4,5 km-long), completed in 1994. You'll go directly to Macau International Airport on Taipa Island crossing the bridge out of Macau.

    Also from the South of Macau is the 2.5 km-long Macau-Taipa Bridge, or Ponte Governador Nobre de Carvalho, it was the first one, completed in 1974 and, is the middle-most bridge ...

    The Sai Van Bridge was completed in 2004, so completely new. The highway bridge is 2.2 km-long, covered and has a double deck bridge, all typhon-proof. That means when there is a typhon that hits Macau-city, the four lanes in the lower deck will open while all of the other close! Smart guys huh!

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    Most Beautiful ...

    by RoyJava Updated Oct 18, 2007

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    Told you the most beautiful girls dance at *L*I*S*B*O*A* Hotel! Once the very only girls dancing all naked! Well, that is finished unfortunately ... for now with feathers like these red ones, fabulous posing with me.

    Another curiosity; in the 6 last years the Oriental girls grew in their length. On the average their length is as long as the Western girls, and you could see this phenomenon in the fahsion as well in the dance world. So Oriental models and dancers got taller and could do their jobs on the catwalk and stage just next to their Western sisters! Fabulous huh?

    Why? Because of the food. Anywhere in the world the diet slowly changed of people because people traveling over the world took the habits and customs over to their homes, adjusting to their own ... also fabulous huh?

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    Largest Buddha Statue

    by RoyJava Updated Aug 30, 2006

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    From Macau you may travel by bus to Taipa, the next island Southwards of Macau. As soon you reach the bridge get out of the bus. Walk a little back, and you can see the POU TAI UN Temple. Actually it is not a temple though a monastery started in the 1800's by Buddhist monks. And the largest Buddhist complex of Macau.

    It's home to the Three Precious Buddhas and the central image of them is the largest Buddha Statue of Macau. It is an enormous bronse statue of Lord Gautama. The place is picturesque and very peaceful, and ... contains a beautiful statue of the Goddess KUN IAM, too. One of marble!

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    New Lisboa Casino

    by RoyJava Updated Aug 29, 2006

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    Ofcourse this spot you won't miss in future time. For that reason I photographed this nice huge, packed up blue thing what is going to be the new Lisboa Casino. For a long time Macau had its own casino tycoon (Mr. Stanley Ho), but for now the "casino-war" opened it doorways. So Las Vegas joined Macau and in future times you'll be overthrown by the glitter & lights of the Macau Casino's. Lisboa Casino for sure will sparks her lights all over, for the posters look gorgeous, spectacular and absolutely beautiful!

    Ehm,... when visiting te new Lisboa Casino, watch the dancing girls flying through the air. It is the choreography work of my brother who already found his place in the Lisboa Casino ...
    Have fun watching beautiful, dancing ladies, spending your money, and getting your profits!

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    Glance Within A-MA Temple

    by RoyJava Written Jul 28, 2004

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    A Sacred Spot!!!

    Sorry,... I can't withhold this beauty-pic from you. I special came to Macau to visit my brother, and to see the A-MA Temple, the eldest temple in Macau. Showing me around all over the island of Macau we had a great time, as my brother left me propery allone with the A-MA Temple at the end of that day. I entered a Chinese Buddhist-complex, already closing-time. I didn't see anything refered to A-MA. Disappointed I wanted to go back, while a little tiny green house catched my eye.

    I rushed to get there, a man was cleaning up, and I could be a witness to something very special. Because of the sun had started the sunset, the wonderfull goldish red light shined in the little tiny house. There stood a rather high glass bell with a lady-like all dressed up figure in it. I got taken by surprise and asked very careful who the figure was. No doubt, this was A-MA!!!

    Normally you cannot take a picture, just because it is too dark, so you have to flash. And the glass bell will reflex the light, so you cannot see the figure in it. I was allowed to photograph this moment ... and I did. On the wall was a paper in Chinese with a picture. This was indeed the "gua", cave, I looked for ... Can you imagine how lucky I left this place, where once, a long time ago, the high waves got smashed to the rocks and cliffs, and people prayed for help, applying themselves to the Goddess Of The Southern Ocean,... A - MA ? I hope you enjoy this photograph of this "Sacred Spot"... thanks for listening

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