And how do you deal with a double park??!??!
Grand Lisboa, owned by Sociedade de Turismo e Diversões de Macau and designed by Hong Kong architects Dennis Lau and Ng Chun Man, is a 58-floor 261 metres (856 ft) tall hotel in Macau. The casino and restaurants within Grand Lisboa were opened on February 11, 2007, while the hotel was opened in December 2008. The casino offers 268 mass gaming tables and 786 slot machines. The hotel contains 430 hotel rooms and suites. The casino is the first in Macau to offer Texas hold ‘em poker ring games. It was also the first to offer craps, though several other casinos in Macau now offer the game.
The Star of Stanley Ho is on permanent display at the Casino Grand Lisboa. According to the Gemological Institute of America, the 218.08 carats (43.62 g) diamond is the largest cushion shaped internally flawless D-color diamond in the world. In his unveiling speech, Dr. Ho said that the diamond, which is named after him, reflects SJM’s timeless commitment to Macau.
October 5 – 20, 2012. This departure is limited to a maximum of twelve participants. It is intended for people of all levels of interest and accomplishment in film, or digital photography. While the emphasis will be on photography, this is also a cultural journey, which we believe will enhance your ability to capture the essence of Hong Kong in your images.
From the bustling street markets, cosmopolitan metropolis and all the way up to the lookout on Victoria Peak, Hong Kong offers a very distinct journey into architecture, east meets west and religious retreats. Join us as we explore a city entrenched in Chinese tradition, grown on colonial influence and now shining as a jewel of the modern China. Prepare to be dazzled by a breathtaking symphony of lights in cosmopolitan Hong Kong. City-lovers worldwide rank Hong Kong among their must-see destinations, and for good reason.
A former British colony perched on the edge of mainland China, Hong Kong is a fascinating city of contrasts—a place where East meets West; where the modern blends with the traditional; where shiny skyscrapers stand next to narrow alleys crammed with traditional vendors’ stalls; where new technology flourishes alongside ancient Chinese customs. With its glorious harbor, excellent shopping, renowned restaurants, and some of the best nighttime skylines in the world, Hong Kong has it all.
Another adventure begins on Saturday with a return to Asia. Exploration, discovery and a little bit of peace awaits as we explore more streets, sights and sounds than ever before. Stay tuned…
The Giant Buddha, Tian Tan. September 2008.
Fortress Macau. September 2008.