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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #30 on: 29 December 2010, 20:21:54 »
2 things I would like to mention:-

1) I was told Grand Hyatt is quite popular with those "3rd encounter"...... :-[ :-[ :-[
2) Yan should be a good guide for Taiwan .....any chance to organise a Taipei golf tour... stay overnight and play 36 holes .... ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #31 on: 30 December 2010, 00:27:54 »
I did not like Taiwan before because of those Taiwanese in mainland behavior (both business practice and personal),  Later, I really could not understand how  they can elected 陈水扁 as president for two times!  However, I changed my perception after 马英九 became the president.  Not because I like Ma, but I found that the power transition is in a total peaceful way!  This has never been happened in China for 5000 years.  This is the most democratic place Chinese people ever have.  In this aspect, Taiwan is far more advance than Hk and mainland.  I want to go there and feel it. :)
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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #32 on: 30 December 2010, 01:18:10 »
OK more pictures. Still in the Floral Expo.

Since we did not get tickets to the Pavilion of Dreams, we went for the 未來館 Pavilion of Future. Why was it named Future?

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #33 on: 30 December 2010, 01:20:33 »
I have no idea why it had the word Future in the name, perhaps part of the pavilion has a conceptual house that is eco friendly (whatever it means)?!

Anyway, I was happy to take pictures of plants, and see the nice arrangements.

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #34 on: 30 December 2010, 01:21:45 »
 ;D

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #35 on: 30 December 2010, 01:22:18 »
 ;D

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #36 on: 30 December 2010, 01:23:47 »
This part is about agriculture in Taiwan. The second photo is different stages of papaya shots. 

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #37 on: 30 December 2010, 01:24:54 »
I forgot how many hundreds of chrysanthemum flowers this plant had. Yes, it's all from one plant!

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #38 on: 30 December 2010, 01:25:48 »
This is supposedly a dance tree. I couldn't make out the movements.

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Re: Taipei 台北遊 (Dec-2010)
« Reply #39 on: 30 December 2010, 01:28:31 »
The next part of the pavilion is a series of walkway gradually going up. Starting from the lower section with rooms imitating low land or desert climate, the next and higher room showing plants from higher and cooler places, until the last room somewhat alpine like.

First cactus.