I might not have made the side trip to Macau from Hong Kong if it weren’t for Adam. We set off to the former Portugese city for a a few days of high-stakes gambling in the Las Vegas of the East.
Highlights – walking around town taking in the sights, sounds, and smells meeting and hanging out with John from Turkey touring the casinos: The Wynn (my favorite), Grand Lisboa, MGM Grand and The Sands winning a few dollars at Sic Bo and War meeting the friendly guys from Nepal Discoveries – just because The Lonely […]
Our last day in Macau was rather low key. We ran into some Nepali guys who were vacationing in China. They were quite friendly, and spoke fairly good English between them all. I exchanged e-mails with one of them, hoping a little insider help could benefit me in a few weeks. I ducked my […]
Sleeping late almost every day is one of my favorite aspects of vacation. Even when my bed is as hard as a rock, the ability to schedule one’s day around sleep is wonderful. John had to wake up early to attend to his visa and Adam was still out like a light when […]
We all slept until at least noon on Sunday. I got up first because my bed had the consistency of concrete. I couldn’t figure out how to heat up the water for the shower so I skipped one for the first time in weeks. I grabbed a pork dumpling lunch at a nearby restaurant. Sooooo […]
I passed up several opportunities to visit Las Vegas with friends as I saved for this trip, so I decided to check out the Eastern version, Macau, an hour’s ferry ride southwest of Hong Kong with Adam. The side trip would also allow me to earn another stamp in my passport. I’m not big on […]