For though you may be well aware of “modern Macao”, the ‘new’ did not always exist. Before the ‘new’ was the old. Ancient in ways and steeped in tradition, once a gateway for Europe to the Orient, where East met West trading. A multicultural smelting pot of Buddhism, Taoism and Christianity, and a fusion of Portuguese and Chinese citizens.
My mind then, and now is still processing the underlying threads that would knit a community so closely together despite their diversity. Sometimes there are no immediate, conclusive answers to the revelations of travel. Macau was this for me. Offering much to many… there is more to Macao than meets the eye.
Disclaimer: Whilst this fabulous trip was made possible by Hong Kong’s national airline carrier, Cathay Pacific and the Macao Government Tourism Office, my opinions remain my own. I was afforded full creative freedom and autonomy, and am thrilled to unearth for you the diversity that awaits in Macau.