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Eye candy
EYE CANDY: The crab appetizer is a delight to behold at O Porto Interior restaurant where a brick floor and ancient Chinese screens add to the ambience. (Beverly Beyette / LAT)
Macao, China
A GRACEFUL REMINDER: Colorful neo-classic-style buildings with balustrades are reminiscent of Macao’s past as a Portuguese colony. (Beverly Beyette / LAT)
Macau Wynn Casino
GLAMOUR: Neon, glitz and a dancing fountain. Vegas? Try Macao, where Steve Wynn’s sleek resort and casino opened recently with a splash worthy of Sin City. (KIN CHEUNG / AP)
Shinkyo Bridge in Nikko
HISTORY FROZEN IN TIME: The Shinkyo Bridge in Nikko is where, legend has it, Buddhist priest Shodo Shonin crossed the Daiya River on the backs of two serpents in the mid-8th century. (Ben Brazil)
A stone gate in front of the Toshogu
ANCESTORS: A stone torii (gate) stands in front of the Toshogu, a complex of ornate structures in Nikko, where some of Japan’s greatest shoguns are buried. The area is heavily visited by tourists on weekends. (Ben Brazil)
Jakwangsa temple in Daejon
CENTER OF THE COMMUNITY: The three-level Jakwangsa temple in Daejon, like some other temples in South Korea, accommodates overnight guests. One recent visitor found relaxation but not much spiritual guidance. (Andy Henderson)
Toshogu in Nikko
ANCESTORS: A stone torii (gate) stands in front of the Toshogu, a complex of ornate structures in Nikko, where some of Japan’s greatest shoguns are buried. The area is heavily visited by tourists on weekends. (Andy Henderson)
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