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Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Matyrs’ Shrine

  Matyr’s Shrine was originally called Takao Jinja (Kaohsiung Temple in Japanese)  and was a Japanese colonial temple.  The building was dedicated to Omononushi-no-Mikoto and Emperor Sutoku.  In 1972 the severing of Sino-Japanese diplomatic ties evoked an outcry against the Japanese, hence the call for the […]

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Lotus Lake

My expat father have recently moved to Kaohsiung, Taiwan. I visited the country for the first time with my mother to visit my father during my winter break 2014.  Although it was January, the climate was warm with the right amount of breeze.  Kaohsiung is […]

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