Tagged: Taiwan

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Taiwan from up in the air

I love aerial shots. But some airlines don't allow passengers to turn on cameras immediately after takeoff and a few minutes before landing. Bummer because at a high altitude, there's nothing to shoot but clouds.

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Constructed in five years

Still my favorite skyscraper even though it no longer holds the record for being the tallest. I love everything about Taipei 101 -- from the symbolism to the green design to the steel pendulum that ...(more)

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Expired tickets

Because I missed the tour on the fourth day of the Taiwan trip, I still have the expired tickets to the porcelain museum.

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The sun sets over Taipei

After an afternoon at Taipei 101, we set out on the three-and-a-half hour drive to the Sun Moon Lake in Central Taiwan. Where we were exactly when the sun set, I have no idea. The ...(more)

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Under the scorching sun at Yehliu Geo Park

The main attraction of the Yehliu GeoPark is the rock formations along the coastline. Limestones carved by wind and water have transformed in shapes that resemble mushrooms, candles, ginger and even a woman's head. Unfortunately ...(more)

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Seafood dinner at the Fisherman’s Wharf

Dinner on our first night in Taiwan was at the Fisherman's Wharf on the northern coast. There was lobster salad that I couldn't touch because of an allergy. (more…)

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The China Airlines headquarters

Almost as soon as the plane landed, we were taken to the China Airlines Headquarters for a tour. These are some of the photos I took during the two-hour tour of the China Airlines Headquarters ...(more)