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A Full Day at the National Palace Museum

March 20th 2011
Geo: 25.02, 121.45We woke a little before 7am – perfect! Had a quick shower, then went down for our delicious brekkies – freshly made omelets included. We decided to walk across the street to Starbuck's, partially because it was there, and it's a ritual, and partly so we could check out the weather. It was surprisingly warm, and no sign of rain at all. We got our coffee, retu ... 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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