top10: Hong Kong & Macau

Here we go, another top10. This marks the first photos taken with my new camera (Canon SX230 HS, a great little camera to take travelling), so they’re better quality than previous installments.

Let’s dive straight in at number ten.

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#10 – On the waterfront
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IMG_0017 The Hong Kong exhibition centre, in front of the HK skyline

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#9 – Downtown
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An alleyway in Lan Quai Fong, I think.

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#8 – Shark Fins
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Sharks Fins

Dried sharks fins on sale in a latter-day apothecary

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#7 – The interior of the Venetian
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Inside the largest casino in the world. You could easily get lost for days in here.

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#6 – Traditional Scaffolding
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Scaffolding made from bamboo

Building materials made from bamboo.

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#5 – Steps up
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That’s a big Buddha

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#4 – Dragon
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Painted on the ceiling of a small monastery

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#3 – The Grand Lisboa
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Macau; easily as gaudy as Las Vegas.

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#2 – Big Buddha
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The Tian Tan Buddha watching over a monastery building.

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#1 – Old and New
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The Star Ferry across to Kowloon, with the IFC in the background, looking up to Victoria Peak

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One Response to top10: Hong Kong & Macau

  1. This was a great top 10 – we’re heading that way in about a month and can’t wait! Any suggestions for first time traveler’s to Hong Kong/Macau?

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