A street scene in central Macao
With an expiring Chinese visa the time had come to nip across the border to Macao for the tradition of the visa run. Macao is a land I had never before visited, but as a chap who finds a delight anywhere with old colonial architecture and traditions of a far of land still lingering in a delightful manner I was happy to head there with my OMD-EM1 and my new favourite lens, the lovely little Oly 25mm f1.8. More of that camera and lens combo soon, but for just a few snaps from a wander through streets of Macao.
These spiralled incense sticks burn in the old Chinese temples
Old meets new in the shape of modern boutique shopping on a traditional Portuguese plaza
A view of one of Macao;s many winding streets
Catholic churches abound across Macao, this one afforded quite wonderful views
There seemed a certain irony that Portugal’s old cannons seemed to be aimed at the, erm, dramatic Lisboa casino
modern view on Macao
Macao is awash with beautiful old streets and crumbling architectur
Am I the only one to find the vanity of the selfie quite vulgar?
Old streets, Macao