The new flag (1999)  

Another small country of the world. When I visited the country in 1995 it was the 36th. country I visited. At that time Macau was a Portugese colony, and joined China in december 1999.From Monte Fortress you have an overlook over the whole country, facing the Republic of China just accross the harbour. An important event in Macau, is gambling. This was not allowed in Hong Kong so people went over by the speed-boats to have some legal gambling. I did the same, and came out 98.- HKD richer than when I went into the Casino !!!

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An overview of this small country
  From Monte Fortress  
Our lady of Penha Church The ruins of St. Pauls Cathedral with details
Ma Kok Miu temple
View towards the islands

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