Category: Photography

The Four Famous Macau Pàtios and Becos (Part 2)

Today we continue to discuss the remaining two famous Pátio da Ilusão and my favorite Patio das Seis Casa. Pátio da Ilusão Located in the small streets, Pátio da Ilusão, also known as “Go Lao Lei”, located in the old shop. From rumor people who smoked opium in the houses got its name; consisted merge-in of five houses. Two houses...

The Four Famous Macau Pàtios and Becos (Part 1)

The formation of “Wai” and “Li” (Pàtios and Becos) appear in old times, where business monopoly deadlock released after the Second Opium War; (Speaking of the prosperity of the relationship between the Thirteen Hongs of Canton and the Chinese merchants). After the war in the 16th century, Chinese communities gradually began direct trade with foreigners. These communities began to earn...

Si Heung Peanuts

Located at Macau Rua de Cinco de Outubro, a small street named Rua do Infante (The Prince street). Though it is a mini store situated along the pavement corner; I can see all building that surrounded Si Heung were almost worn out. Some abandoned sites even went hollowed out, getting ready for a new five-storey commercial construction top-ups. The store...

Remains of Old City Walls

Today, let’s shift our delicious food focus to historic four hundred years old – Macau old city walls. As per Macau World Cultural Heritage website indicated; the Portuguese Governance initially built the City Wall in Macau counting back in the Ming Dynasty, as early as 1569. Due to opposition from the Chinese side, the fortified wall repeatedly demolished few times....

The Extraordinary Cha Chaan Teng – Veng Fai

Located in one of the small streets of Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Rua de Cinco de Outubro – Veng Fai is the sub-branch of the old Veng Fai located at Ponte de Horta. Both stores opened ten years and more. Since I so tied up at work, I wasn’t able to make up some time with my family, experience their...

Best Almond Savories

Today finally arrived the best savory place at Rua do Gamba. God parents from Hong Kong urged for ten boxes of almond cookies as souvenirs on their last day in Macau. When we arrived at the door that morning, a long queue was formed waiting. Well, no worries at all – just want to get it done anyway. Today’s weather...

Photography @ Pátios da Claridade

Counting back two decades ago after the handover to motherland, Macau has led numerous successful development opportunities. In Macau such a small city’s enriched cultural connotations that holds, the formation of all intense old streets have clearly shown its prosperity in certain prime moments. Many street official names like roads, lanes, bays, and pátios (or alleyways) etc. – showed reflections...