Mandarin’s House

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One of the must-visit places in Macau is the Mandarin’s House or I call it, the Chinese version of Capri’s Villa San Michele. Frankly, to visit a mansion with my surname ‘Zheng’ on it was kinda scary – especially when I came across a picture of all the once breathing Zhengs from 1869, and my cousin laughed out loud saying “Eh Cindy, look! They’re your ancestors!” – I didn’t know how to feel about my existence there and then. I believe there’s always some truth behind a joke, and this might be just it . . .

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{The Tey Zheng family O_O}

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{Welcome}

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{Let’s sit down and stare at the walls}

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{Read: funny white notice}

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{A supposed avant garde bedroom}

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{Solo at the salon}

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{Stories or storeys?}

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{Garden & stone cold benches}

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{Wandering with wonder in this mystical house of my ‘ancestors’ . . . You like?}

 

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