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  • Macau's Senado Square

    written by paperplanepilot on 2011-01-04 #places
    Macau's Senado Square

    Macau is more than just casinos and gambling. A part of China and also a former Portuguese colony, Macau has a rich blend of history and culture. Taking a stroll along Senado Square is like taking a walk back in time.

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  • Church-Hopping Around Macau Island

    written by syyip22 on 2010-12-07 #places
    Church-Hopping Around Macau Island

    I'm a free thinker when it comes to religion but has always been obsessed by the craftsmanship of buildings - especially churches. Besides that, I've always been attracted to the holy and tranquil atmosphere inside churches. I always feel calm and peaceful inside as if there's nothing to fear. Therefore, whenever traveling to another country, I always include visiting churches to my itinerary.

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  • Baikove Cemetary: Kiev's Necropolis

    written by pinkpix on 2011-11-13 #places
    Baikove Cemetary: Kiev's Necropolis

    Perhaps it's a bit strange to visit a cemetery on a holiday, but after two days of busy Kiev, a day trip to Chernobyl and Pripyat, and lots of enthusiastic people who kept offering us vodka, s0y and I needed some silence. And this monumental cemetery gave us exactly what we needed, and more.

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  • Nativity Church, SG (Circa 1851)

    written by nicholasdavidchoy on 2010-01-30 #places
    Nativity Church, SG (Circa 1851)

    One of the oldest churches in Singapore, the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary served the Teochew community in Hougang for more than a century. Read on to find out about the rich history behind this ancient(sic) treasure.

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  • All Saints' and All Souls' Day Celebration

    written by renenob on 2011-11-15
    All Saints' and All Souls' Day Celebration

    What we lack in Halloween parties and trick or treating, we make up for All Saints' and All Souls' celebration.

  • Charming CHIJMES in Black & White

    written by coolsigg on 2012-04-26 #places
    Charming CHIJMES in Black & White

    CHIJMES is a famous tourist landmark in Singapore. It used to be a Catholic convent known as the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (CHIJ) and the convent quarters are known as Caldwell House. Historical buildings always evoke a different feel when shot in black and white. Read on after the jump to see CHIJMES in black and white!

  • A Pilgrimage to the Hands of our Lord

    written by bluemie5 on 2011-03-25 #places
    A Pilgrimage to the Hands of our Lord

    Visita Iglesia is a century-old tradition in the Philippines which involves visiting churches and holy places for prayer and part of that is attending mass. This place is one of the top Lenten destinations and it is where you can find the largest life-sized image of Jesus Christ on top of a mountain with his hands open wide. This place is called, Kamay ni Hesus.