My final day in Hong Kong began with a trip to the Avenue of Stars, on our way to take a ferry to Macau. It was a beautiful day and we were treated to a wonderful view of the harbor.
It took a little more than an hour to reach Macau. Macau is another special administrative region of China and was a Portuguese colony until 1999, making it the last European colony in Asia. All the place names on the island are in Portuguese and much of the architecture looks very European. Today, Macau is known as a gambling mecca, and in 2006 it became the world’s biggest gambling center, surpassing even Las Vegas.
After our visit to Macau, my Hong Kong trip was almost over. I made my way to the airport, but not before two more interesting sites.
And with that, my Hong Kong trip was over. What a beautiful and fascinating place it was! And thus concludes my last big trip in Asia for the foreseeable future. 😦 I will have one more blog post before returning home from Korea.