All posts tagged: Taipei

Foot Bridge at Dahu Park, Taipei

Dahu Park (大湖公園) in suburb Taipei is a popular park next to a Metro Station. I arrived there one early morning to shoot this beautiful pedistrian arch bridge. Many people go there every morning for group exercise, hiking or even fishing. So do many egrets […]

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Taiwan Egrets

The mountain town of Pinglin near Taipei is known for growing fine tea. On the river edge there is a small wooded area in the center of town and one can see hundreds of Taiwan egrets and night herons call it home. The bridge across […]

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Calla Lily

Calla Lily is in full bloom up in the mountain near Taipei. It draws many flower lovers and photographers to these beautiful fields . One can even pick your own calla lilies,10 for NT$100 of US$3.30.  

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Da-An Park, Taipei

Da-An Park in the city center of Taipei is like Central Park in New York City. There are many hiking trails, play ground, roller skating rink, flower gardens but the most attractive place is the small lake with island and trees in the middle of […]

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Baroque Architectures in Taipei

You’d never think there are many Baroque architecture style buildings but there are, particularly in the old Dadaucheng District in Taipei. Most of these building were built in the 1920’s, about 100 years ago as Baroque style structures were popular during the Japanese occupation period. […]

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Sunset at Dadaucheng Wharf in Taipei

Dadaocheng Wharf thrived in earlier years as an entrepot for trade along the Tamsui River to downtown Taipei. Tea, cotton and silk textiles were among the main products bought and sold here, attracting trading companies from across the western world. Dadaocheng’s fortunes as a trading […]

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Bao-An Temple, Taipei, Taiwan

Greetings from Taipei – We arrived here on March 3 after almost a whole day of flight from DC (what a grueling long trip!). The weather is very nice here in the 60’s and 70’s, no snow like in Northeastern US. I walked to Bao-An […]

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Laomei Green Reef

Laomei Reef is a geographical beauty along Taiwan’s northern coast. Over a long process by daily ocean erosive forces channels have been cut into a volcanic rock located within the daily tidal ranges. The brilliant lush green vegetation covering the rocks really makes the reef […]

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