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Isn't it beautiful?  

Isn't it beautiful?

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè

February 20th 2011
(pronounced "shin yien qwhy lu")... or Happy Chinese New Year! Chinese New Year began on February 2nd and lasted for 2 weeks. All of the schools are off during this time, so most of the foreign teachers went on vacation. If I were to compare Chinese New Year with a holiday in the States, it would be like Thanksgiving (only without the football and with a whole lot of fireworks instead). It is ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Kaohsiung

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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