TAIPEI my video

June 21, 2016 § Leave a comment

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Light rail to Taipei Zoo.  Automatic train without a driver.

Sogo Department store

U2 clothing store – not associated with the Irish band.

Pedestrian crossing lights – speed up when time is short.

Private (semi legal) clothing for sale stall common outside any major shop not open.

Main Station Area.  New skyscraper now fills the empty air space with more on their way.

McDonalds TV ad featuring a local pop star and some kind of diet claim.

Chinese Opera features young women, noisy musical instruments, and a story.

Bushy-tailed squirrel at Peace Park (National Taiwan University Hospital MRT station).

Small kitten.

Inside a temple – i.e. Longshan Temple – a relaxing an interesting experience.

Liberty Square and Memorial Hall in distance.  Tiles have been changed or replaced.

Wok and Night Market food cooking

221 Peace Park – many photographs on display in memory of ‘victims’. Please visit.

Taiwan President campaigning for a re entry seat to the United Nations (2007).

 

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LEST WE FORGET

November 29, 2015 § Leave a comment

John Harding (senior) served in New Guinea at Milne Bay, then in the Solomon Islands (Bougainville). He was not a POW (prisoner of war).

John Harding (senior) served in New Guinea at Milne Bay, then in the Solomon Islands (Bougainville). He was not a POW (prisoner of war).

The track at Kokoda was where Japanese military was halted by young Australian soldiers in New Guinea. It was the first defeat for Japan which was on a 'high' with their advancing victories.

The track at Kokoda was where Japanese military was halted by young Australian soldiers in New Guinea. It was the first defeat for Japan which was on a ‘high’ with their advancing victories.

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Website: POW Taiwan WWII (Formosa)

GREEN ISLAND – museum

July 20, 2015 § Leave a comment

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Sleeping Beauty rock Sleeping Beauty rock

Adjacent view Adjacent view

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Faded artwork has been enhanced digitally in this picture. Faded artwork has been enhanced digitally in this picture.

Former political prison collage Former political prison collage

This prison was still in use, message on the hill says words to the effect &quot;you must change your ways&quot;. This prison was still in use, message on the hill says words to the effect “you must change your ways”.

Museum wall a memory for victims of White Terror era Museum wall a memory for victims of White Terror era

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228 MUSEUM

July 20, 2015 § Leave a comment

TaipeiTimes 20 July 2015 < Click

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TAIPEI MUSEUM – Marine Display

July 11, 2015 § Leave a comment

Taiwan Natural History Museum – located within 228 Peace Park.

BEV. HILLBILLIES Mark II

October 23, 2014 § Leave a comment

Live red coral - a gorgonian fan coral in Australia.

Live red coral – a gorgonian fan coral in Australia.

TEMPLE STOP – GONDOLA

October 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

Temple  - about half-way on the Maokong gondola.

Temple – about half-way on the Maokong gondola.

 

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