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Changing of the Guard  

Changing of the Guard

REPUBLIC OF CHINA---TAIWAN

March 22nd 2011
We are back in winter weather and will be until we leave Hong Kong. Keelung is the port city for Taipei which is located about an hour inland. Since we arrived in the evening, we decided to go to the night market in Keelung. There are hundreds of food stalls offering some exotic delicacies, many unrecognizable. Oyster omelets and breaded eel are crowd favorites. We stopped at a hotel to get a ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Taipei

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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