Thursday, 14 April 2011
Day 12 - Good Morning Hong Kong.
Today we are heading to Macau. We need to make our way to the Ferry Terminal located in Tsim Sha Tsui. We are both very excited and looking forward to our Bungy Jump at the Macau Tower.
We finally made it to the ferry terminal and purchased tickets to ride the turbo jet boats. Macau is a one hour ferry ride from Hong Kong.
Boarding the jetboat.
We eventually took a little nap during the ferry ride. (we take turns napping, so that one can guard the bags). We've been lacking in sleep lately.
Trying to pass time - hehe. Photo Fun!
We finally arrived in Macau. Even though Macau is a little island off Hong Kong, we need to follow the general procedures with the likes of entering into another "country". Going through customs, scanning passports and getting a new country stamp.
At the ferry terminal we were approached by a man offering taxi services where they drive you to the most popular sightseeing places. They wait for you while you do your exploring for 2.5 hours. Our first request was the Macau Tower.
Waiting in line for the elevators to get to the 61st floor.
Getting Ready for our jump. We get free tshirts and wrist bands.
Going for my first jump (and I thought it was gonna be my only jump hehe), getting prepped up on the table just sitting on the edge of the tower ! For those who are afraid of heights, you would literally piss your pants and faint !! Lucky me, I get a thrill out of doing things like this. Call me a adrenaline junkie or whatever - but I LOVE IT !
Here I go, WEEEEEEEEEEEEE. I can fly.... Amazing adrenaline buzz. I wish I could relive that moment again.
Prepping for our second jump !! Weeeeeee ... I had to do it again, it was that great =) and the cheaper rate (HKD$888) definitely played a part in luring me into doing it again.
The crew was teasing me , after the count down to one - he held onto my harness HAHAHA.
Off I go. Enjoyed every moment of it.
Doing the backwards jump (you can't really tell aye?).
JuJu doing her first jump.
5, 4, 3, 2, 1..
JuJu stood there after the countdown.
Crew: What are you doing?
JuJu: What are you talking about? I thought you were suppose to push me.
Crew: No you jump on your own after the count down.
Crew: Let's start all over.
5, 4, 3, 2, 1..
The tower measures 338 m (1,109 ft) in height from ground level to the highest point. An observation deck with panoramic views, restaurants, theaters, shopping malls and the Skywalk X, a thrilling walking tour around the outer rim. It offers the best view of Macau and in recent years has been used for a variety of adventurous activities. At 233 meters, the Macau Tower's tethered "skyjump" and Bungee jump by AJ Hackett from the tower's outer rim, is the second highest commercial bungee jump in the world, after Vegas' Stratosphere skyjump at 260 meters. The tower was created by the architecture firm of Craig Craig Moller.
Yep, he's just lying right there on the outer-rim that encircles the tower. That would be an amazing photo! I want one!
We both survived two Bungy Jumps ! Woohoo !
Bridal shots on site.
Macau is just as beautiful.
Hehe, Photo Fun !
Ruins of St Paul's
Macau is known for their Beef jerkys. We bought 3 packets full. YUMMMMO!
Portugese tarts are a MUST try when visiting Macau. Freshly baked - they were DELICIOUS.. We bought half a dozen to take home with us =)
Beautiful architecture existing in Macau.
We didn't get to explore any of the casinos as we were running out of time and very hungry. Next time !!
Making our way back to Hong Kong.
We are having japanese again. A little restaurant at the ferry terminal. We are so buggered and hungry.
Spicy beef ramen, pork ramen in tom yum soup, corn and crab salad, crab sushi and dumplings. We have come to realise that the Japanese cuisine is so yummy in Hong Kong - hence, we eat it so very often.
It was such a beautiful day to experience such a crazy yet adrenaline rushing sport. Macau is an amazing city, unfortunately we didn't get to explore it as much as we wanted to. I will definitely return to Macau on my next Hong Kong Holiday.
It was such a long day, after Dinner - we headed straight home to get some rest.
Good Night. xoxo