Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Guia Lighthouse in Macau

Guia Lighthouse, Macau

Built in 1864 which is high above atop the Guia hill.  It is the first modern lighthouse on the Chinese coast.  The geographical coordinates of the Lighthouse also marks Macau's geographical location in the World's atlas.

postmarked in 2013 with three stamps from Macau, China

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Macau is one of the two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China (PRC), the other being Hong Kong. Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta across from Hong Kong to the east.

The territory's economy is heavily dependent on gambling and tourism, but also includes manufacturing.

Macau, China stamp 2008
20 Concurso Internacional e Fogo de Artificio de Macau - 1.50 ptcs.
(20th International Macau Competition and fireworks)

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Macau, China - Stamp 2009
10 Aniversario do Retorno de Macau a Patria - 1.50
(10th Anniversary of Macao's Return to the Motherland)

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Macau, China stamp 2003,  
I Ching Pa Kua Series III, 2 ptcs.

3 comments:

agi said...

really lovely stamps

asdfpostcrossing said...

Nice postcard!

i have the same one but with the Flag of Portugal!

http://asdfpostcrossing.blogspot.ae/2012/04/guia-lighthouse-in-macau-with.html

9teen87 said...

thanks agi!

asdfpostcrossing - I went and looked at your card - love it! thank you for the link :D