Bungee Jumping at Macau Tower

Bungee Jumping at Macau Tower

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Come to Hong Kong and Macau Tower let himself out by taking part in bungee jumping game , you will ” spiraling labor ” from a height of 233 m .

Macau Tower is the key locations of the city of Macau and is one of the most famous bungee jump in the world. Tower was designed by Gordon Moller , the famous architect of New Zealand . The work was completed in 12/ 2001 2 year anniversary in Macau on returning to China.

This is the 8th tallest tower in Asia and the 10th highest in the world ( 338 m ) , a member of the Federation of the world’s tallest tower . Macau Tower is really attractive tourist destination , attracting more than a million people visit each year .

Bungee Jumping at Macau Tower
Bungee Jumping at Macau Tower . Photo: xtremespots .

When bungee jumping , players will freefall bungee jump from the bridge at speeds up to 200 km per hour . The freefall lasted 4-5 seconds before the bungee rope 50 m long stretch starting approximately 4 times its natural length . Finally , players will continue to pop up in the distance jumped nearly 30 m above the ground .

Macau Tower Bungee jumping is jumping with the most technical of its kind in the world . Cables along the sides that allows the player to jump close to the tower without any collisions . Distance that the player is only a few meters of concrete tower during a bungee jump . In addition , players are equipped with a tie wrap to close and secure the foot .

In 2006, only 5 years after the tower opened , world record for ” highest bungee jump from a building ” has been defeated by the same people who had previously set a record in the Guinness Book of Records – AJ Hacknett . AJ Hacknett the famous bungee jump , each set many records in terms of bungee jumping as well as many similar sports . AJ helped Hacknett sport adventure bungee jumping became famous and popular all over the world .

Opening Hours :

Monday – Thursday : 11h – 19h30

Friday , Saturday and Sunday : 10h – 21h .

Cost:

Costs bungee jumping ( includes certificate, membership card and T-shirt ) is 2.688 HKD ( about 347 USD ) for the first time jump and 888 HKD ( about 115 USD) to jump next time .
Bungee Jumping at Macau Tower .

Unforgettable Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong

Unforgettable Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong

September is the perfect time to visit Hong Kong . Not only by the receiver cool weather , but also because a mid-autumn festival unforgettable .

Mid-Autumn Festival this year takes place from 14 to 22/9 . As every year , festooned glow of lanterns in all shapes , colors , sizes , vibrant with the traditional dragon dances and sweet in flavor cake . All blends create special charm of port cities Tet reunion every occasion .
Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong

Unforgettable Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong .

Autumn starts from the Tang Dynasty ( 618-907 ) , when farmers celebrate the full moon change thanks to a bumper crop . On 19/9 ( 15/8 lunar calendar ) , most coronary full moon , many people will carry paper lanterns down the road and pilgrimage . If you have the time in Hong Kong , do not hesitate to join the Mid-Autumn Festival . Buy a lantern price “soft ” from any store on the way and to see Victoria Park in Causeway Bay or The Peak in the center . These two locations are city people preferred gathered to welcome Autumn .

Mooncakes

Mooncakes
Mooncakes appeared from Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) has become an indispensable item in August fifteenth occasion . The small round cakes of lotus seed with egg yolk symbolizes the full moon . Has become customary for generations now, every Mid-Autumn Festival , people have donated cakes for family , relatives and friends .

Today, moon cakes are the creative types . Personal gear can include everything from ice cream to the crushed – cotton and black mushrooms .

Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance

Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance
Most characteristic activities of the festival is the parade of Tai Hang fire dragon ( from 18 to 20 /9) . Dragon 67 m long , made ​​of straw and covered with tens of thousands of incense sticks are burned . Tai Hang fire dragon dance scene from the fire created unique . Since the 19th century , the people of Tai Hang create this dragon dances to prevent bad luck to their villages .

Unforgettable Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong .

It is said that one day not too long before Mid-Autumn Festival , more than 100 years ago , a hurricane hit the fishing village of Tai Hang , then pull the plague and occurs both feed a snake of people village . Fortune teller said that the only way to prevent this misfortune is running three days and three nights in the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival . The villagers made ​​a huge dragon of straw and sticks , then lit the drums , firecrackers Tai Hang around for three days and three nights . Then epidemic really disappeared .

The dance continued sustain today and become intangible cultural heritage of Hong Kong .

Unforgettable Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong

New in Autumn 2013

New Feature at this year ‘s Mid-Autumn story lamp three named Rising Moon ( moon up ) , made ​​from 7,000 plastic bottles and other recycled materials . This particular lamp is floating on a lake in Victoria Park .

Rising Moon
In addition, many of the artists lantern craftsmen are on display at various locations , including the Land of lanterns of Victoria Park , which also sold products and handicrafts food .

Unforgettable Mid Autumn Festival in Hong Kong .