Sunday, August 29, 2010

Overview of Kaohsiung Harbor


Overview of Kaohsiung Harbor, originally uploaded by Shi Yali.

A view from the harbor entrance near the old light tower. The tallest building is the 85 story Tuntex Tower. Kaohsiung is a major container harbor but faces strong competition from other Asian port cities. Read more about Kaohsiung City in this article on Britannica.

The Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial


The Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial, originally uploaded by Shi Yali.

The main hall of the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial building in Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei National Opera House


Taipei National Opera House, originally uploaded by Shi Yali.

The National Opera House in Taipei, located in the CKS Memorial Garden

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Three French Bulldog Puppies


Three French Bulldog Puppies, originally uploaded by Shi Yali.

Dogs are very popular in Taiwan as pets. Sad to say once these puppies grow big, there is a chance they may loose their happy home and end up as strays.

Kaohsiung City Waterfront


Kaohsiung City Waterfront, originally uploaded by Shi Yali.

Part of the harbor in Kaohsiung with a pretty reflection in a puddle after a summer afternoon shower.

Old Salt Mining Equipment


Old Salt Mining Equipment, originally uploaded by Shi Yali.

Taiwan used to produce a lot of sea salt, but now most of the sea salt is imported, and the machinery stands idle.