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Flowers in front of the Baoan Temple  
   

Flowers in front of the Baoan Temple

Taipei, Taiwan - Not Many Tourists Here!

August 10th 2010
“This is beyond a joke,” I said, sweat dripping down my face, my t-shirt already sodden. Since getting off the airport bus at the central station, Angela and I had dragged our suitcases through the neon-lit city centre of downtown Taipei, wondering how the hell we would ever find the hotel. Twenty minutes later, after lugging the unluggable luggage up and down an underpass, I was ready to give ... read more
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Chinese/Taiwanese Flag In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
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