<<回台北走走2012>> Observatory @ New Taipei City Hall, Banqiao City August 20th 2012 Monday, 20th August 2012
Our final day in Taipei before flying back home the day after.
We were blessed with clear skies as we made our way to Banqiao City, a couple of Metro stops west of Taipei Station. Our destination in the morning was the Observatory at the top of New Taipei City Hall. We were greeted by a team of friendly volunteers who directed us to the correct lifts (19 & 20) ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Taipei » Banciao City 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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