Episode of Series “A Travellers’ guide to the Orient”.
Hong Kong, one of the most exciting destinations in the Orient. Contrast the historic past with the vibrant present. Explore old Hong Kong with its shops, stalls and diverse merchandise, ancient temples, the bird restaurant, the Jade market. See the wonderful harbour, surveyed by Victoria Peak and the outlying islands. The floating village of sampan dwellers - Aberdeen with its famed floating restaurants, and the delightful Ocean Park with its many attractions. Macau, the extraordinary and colourful Portuguese colony, a mere dot on the map of China, and one of the first gateways to the, then unknown, Celestial Kingdom of China. This fascinating colony where East and West blend so easily, has an incredible history. Apart from its rich history, Macau offers visitors the opportunity to try their luck with 24 hour casinos, a wide variety of restaurants, excellent shopping and a charming and friendly people. Rated: G
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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hong Kong
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hong Kong - Social life and customs
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel
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