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Macau – Day 2

November 5, 2014

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The ferry over the Pearl River delta to Macau takes 55 minutes. It is part of two artificially fused islands jutting off the Chinese mainland. Unless you gamble, smoke and know how to shop, you are not Chinese according to my friend. In Macau gambling is big, we’re talking vegas style. There are in fact […]

Goan Goan gone to India

September 16, 2011

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If you’re wondering where I’ve been for the last ten days the Northerner and I have been enjoying an Indian summer, quite literally. After 35 years I finally managed to visit my ancestral homeland. We didn’t have the luxury of time to adopt a pseudo-nomadic existence exploring the country’s 25 different states; so instead we […]