Macau April 14th 2016 Casinos and Portuguese cultural heritage
A few weeks ago we went with Emma’s sister and a friend of ours to Hong Kong and Macau for a week. We will begin our stories from this journey by writing about the Macau part of the journey and cover the Hong Kong adventures in a separate blog entry.
First a short background on Macau. The Portuguese were in control of Macau from t ... read more
Asia » Macau » Macau Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China on 2... ... read more
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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