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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. … [Read more...]

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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 acts as a tuned mass damper … [Read 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. … [Read more...]

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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 photos were taken through the window of the … [Read 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 where "hands-on training" gains … [Read more...]

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In Taiwan: a dead man’s concubines

We were on our way to Yehliu in northeast Taiwan when we stopped at an intersection to give way to a funeral procession. We crowded in front of the bus and started taking photos through the windshield. Of course, the costumed … [Read more...]

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The view from the the 89th floor

I'm back from a marathon tour of northern and central Taiwan. :) The last five days have been hectic, tiring and one heck of a photography trip. Below, a photo taken from the 89th floor of Taipei 101 of parking areas for cars … [Read more...]