Macau is a really great way to experience a variety of different lifestyles, cultures, and nationalities, as well as giving you a clear indication of the history that remains from it’s colonization… Or at least that’s how I see it. Macau is so Asian, but then it’s also so Portuguese AND so international at the same time… And it’s technically not even part of China. You almost most certainly have to go there to understand how these cultures meet, and also how they all manage to complement each other at the same time. Macau is something else.
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My final year of school was extremely busy and very fulfilling. It was a great year for the school as well, as they started incorporating decent sports tours. Although, saying this, our tour to Cape Town wasn’t much of a sports tour, it was more of a tour of Cape Town that chose us to go because we played a particular sport. And there was one or two matches here and there…
We used the last few days of our time in Europe in London, and we did our best to see as much of the city as we could in the limited time we had, and with our remaining money. We weren’t particularly keen on paying astronomical amounts of money to see things on the inside that we could see from the outside.
We went to M&M World in Leicester Square, a recommendation from the boys on tour, and it was most definitely worth it. Four levels of absolute colour and numerous things that made you want to spend money. They had everything you could imagine you’d need, and they’d M&M-ified it. It was absolutely wonderful, especially if you like M&Ms, like I do. I could not resist the urge to buy something, and I purchased myself a set of the most M&M-y pajamas.
You know it’s a whistle-stop tour when the itinerary says “lunch stop in Belgium”… Although, Belgium is fairly small, so it doesn’t take that long to drive through it anyway. It was very much a recovery day after our night in Amsterdam, as well as it being a short stop on the home stretch of the tour.