Wanderlust Tales : Casino #atozchallenge

Last Christmas I visited Macau for the first time and was instantly dazed by it's sky high buildings, glamour and glitz of the night life.

That's my husband, holding a map, trying to figure out which bus to board.
Infact, I felt like walking inside a video game. The stunning gizmo lights of Macau had left me speechless... with a gaping mouth my eyes traversed the legth and breath of these gorgeous architecture, bathing in colorful lights. The first thing I wanted to do when I stepped on Macau soil was to play in Casino ... all of them. But well, if only I had that kind of money :P But I did manage to play in three and visit a couple more.

Call it Beginners Luck, but I won 400 Hong Kong Dollars as soon as I played my first bet. It's another thing that I lost all of it in my consecutive bets. 

Casino Lisboa during the Day
Lisboa at Night

More shots of Casino Lisboa
The Wynn Foyer

Along with ClaireParul and Shaliniwe have formed an Unconventional Alliance with A to Z co-host Pam Margolis as the ring leader ... all set to rock the party

Wanna read about my A to Z Whimsical Medley- check out here


A: Assam


  1. this is beautiful

  2. Great idea to post a list at the bottom of each post. I might steal that idea! Those pictures are gorgeous. Wow, what a cool display!

  3. Dazzling pics Raj n yes there is a beginners luck for some reason. I won 60 aussie $ and lost it all too :D


  4. The pictures are dazzling. I'very never won anything at gambling :-(. Such a pity, that.

  5. Such amazing buildings and wonderful night lights add to the charm. Winning at a casino, so cool!

  6. Wow! Fab pics Raj! Haven't been there ever, though hubby says it is an experience worth trying! Cheers :)
    @KalaRavi16 from

  7. The only time I gambled was in Genting, and lost quite a lot of money! No beginners luck for me! lovely pics!

    Shubhangi @ The Little Princess

  8. So many cool looking buildings! I bet the sparkling lights were just amazing! :-)

    Stefani | Dreams of Nyssa

  9. WOW! What fun and cool pictures! I especially liked the egg shaped building!So pretty!!

  10. What awesome pictures! Macau is beautiful. Thanks for sharing the sight.
    Blue is my favourite colour, and I love the profusion of blue in all the photos above.

    Cynthia Rodrigues Manchekar
    A Few Drops of Ink

  11. Beautiful pictures! A bit of a shame about the 400HK$, but hey, a moment of happiness is a joy forever :)

  12. Whoa! Macau looks so incredibly cool *_*
    P.S. I'm actually making a list of all the amazing places I find in the #AtoZChallenge posts. Adding this one to it now :)

  13. Beautiful. I love all the lights.

  14. I feel for you :) I had gambled a little in Genting, Malaysia, but it was just for the experience, lost the meager amount happily. Love the lights, great architecture too.

  15. I am enjoying the pictures on this blog Rajlakshmi. Thanks for sharing and keep them coming :)


  16. The picture are fantabulous Raj..!! And beginners luck, it always works and then takes away everything :(
    But it's always a fun experience right?


  17. Wow!!!! Look at all the lights! Lovely pics

  18. Awe! Those buildings are magnificent. :)

  19. Stunning pics and seeing your husband's clueless expression made me giggle! :P
    Sad that you lost the money. Aww..!

  20. Quite some casino that! Lucky you :)

  21. OMG Rajlakshmi - this is the very same place where I won a lot in slots at one go and then lost all of it in the successive attempts!! I should have left after the first win!! My luck in casinos is extremely bad :(

  22. Nice pics. Looks like you had a good time. The trick to remain a winner is to quit while you are ahead :) Thanks for the visit to my blog.


  23. Wow! you brought memories of Macau back :) Good one :)

  24. What a beautiful place Macau is :) Great pictures and a wonderful post!

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  25. This is experience I would love to have once in my lifetime at least! Adding to the bucket list!

    Nibha @ Expressions

  26. Reminds me quite a bit like Las Vegas. All those lights and the buildings are beautiful.

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  27. Looks gorgeous! I visited Las Vegas a few times on business and always tried my luck on the slots... I won back enough of my original money to buy lunch! I've learned to place a limit on the amount I'm willing to spend... And when it's gone, it's gone! No dipping into the wallet for more! That way I have some fun and no lasting regrets! Lol!


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