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Week 19 – Butterfly Pavilion

This is the magical dome-shaped butterfly pavilion, designed by Stephen Stefanou, at the MGM Macau. Inside the dome, it shows nearly 1,000 butterflies, with more than 130 species, from different parts of the world including Africa, China, Malaysia, South America and many more.

I visited it today and I liked it so much. The butterflies aren’t afraid of people, but I did see some folks are afraid of them when they fly by. πŸ˜€

Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Photo created on May 12, 2012.

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22 responses

  1. You never fail to be so amazing!

    May 14, 2012 at 11:48 pm

    • You’re so nice! πŸ˜€ Thank you.

      May 19, 2012 at 5:24 pm

  2. Sounds (and looks) like so much fun, Cristina!
    This reminds me of a butterfly house nearby, too! Your photograph has inspired me to go back soon – it’s a lot of fun to see so many wonderfully colorful creatures in one place!
    πŸ™‚

    May 15, 2012 at 6:01 am

    • Yes, it is a fun place. Some of them are as huge as half size of my hand! πŸ˜€ Why not visiting it again? You’ll love it again.

      May 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm

  3. antiquityandadventures

    it looks amazing πŸ™‚

    May 15, 2012 at 6:54 am

    • It is so fun inside the pavilion. πŸ˜€

      May 19, 2012 at 5:26 pm

  4. Very interesting. I’m interested in 1,000 butterflies!

    May 15, 2012 at 8:38 pm

    • Many of them are taking rest with no movements. πŸ˜€

      May 19, 2012 at 5:28 pm

  5. Very cool!

    May 15, 2012 at 9:40 pm

  6. Northern Narratives

    That is amazing.

    May 16, 2012 at 12:24 am

    • It is a nice place to visit. πŸ˜€ Love butterflies.

      May 19, 2012 at 5:26 pm

  7. Lovely. Cool design at the pavillion.

    I’d love to be surrounded by butterflies. πŸ™‚

    May 16, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    • You will love it! Butterflies are really beautiful little creature. πŸ˜€

      May 19, 2012 at 5:27 pm

  8. elmediat

    Intriguing composition and subject. Butterfly sanctuaries/houses have great potential for photography. The reflective orbs are an interesting element – does it represent an eye of a butterfly ? (oops poetic reflection) πŸ™‚

    May 19, 2012 at 9:19 pm

    • It can be! πŸ˜€ I’ve never thought about it until you mention that it may represents an eye! You have a poetic and brilliant mind!

      June 14, 2012 at 11:11 pm

  9. Looks amazing, great capture πŸ™‚

    May 20, 2012 at 5:55 am

    • Thank you, Nigel! πŸ™‚

      June 14, 2012 at 11:09 pm

  10. how gorgeous !

    May 31, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    • Thanks. I’m glad that you like it. πŸ™‚

      June 14, 2012 at 11:09 pm

  11. nadya

    hai πŸ™‚ love your picture very much.. I’m about to have coverage about butterfly pavillion. may I have your permission to publish it in my media? will put your name as the courtesy of the pictures. thank u πŸ™‚

    June 8, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    • Oh sure! This is great. Go ahead and use it. ;D

      June 10, 2012 at 9:10 pm

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