Hong Kong Macau visual diary: exploring the history of the explorers
Today we mustered all of our courage and convinced ourselves to be intrepid and leave Hong Kong for the day. We woke up, stopped for coffee and a pastry, and then headed down to the Hong Kong – Macau ferry terminal to make a day trip over to Macau. If you’re not familiar with the history and geography of the region, I’ll keep it short for you right now and just say it was a Portuguese colony that was the first and last European colony in Asia. It was returned to the People’s Republic of China in 1999 but has a special economic status and self governing deal like Hong Kong. It’s the world’s hottest spot for gambling, too. Anyhow, we headed over there this morning and
ate made our way through the historical district visiting the old Catholic Churches that dot the city. It was pretty amazing. After we finished our walking tour we headed back to Hong Kong for dinner at a restaurant recommended by Mr. Anthony Bourdain on an episode of The Layover. Details forthcoming.