Tainan - Chikan House -6 - Taiwan -2013
Chikan House in Tainan Chiqian Street & 4th Avenue, the most famous monuments in Tainan and spiritual symbol of Chinese Ming Yongli seven years (AD 1653), the Dutch in this building "cover the general China City", Han then with "Chi Qianlou", "barbarians floor" or "orang F" to call it, to Yi Wei Yongli nine years (AD 1655) substantially completed, this is the initial Chiqian Lou. At that time the tower, the mountains and the sea, and a few miles outside of Fort Zeelandia relatively remote hope each other horns, console River inland sea.
Chi Qianlou 300 years, after the Ming Zheng, Qing Dynasty, as well as the changes during the Japanese occupation, living is a microcosm of the history of Taiwan, but also the 17th century historical changes in Tainan best witness. And its castle-style building from the Netherlands, Diego through generation change that has made China outline of the building. Various smells from the temple to the double floor side by side; has filled the base city, there are towering monuments; has dug the entrance of the fans, but also explore the cave pit in reality. After the retrocession of Taiwan, Chi Qianlou used as Tainan Municipal History Museum.
Chikan House in Tainan Chiqian Street & 4th Avenue, the most famous monuments in Tainan and spiritual...
Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.
Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?
China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.
Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.
Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.
I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.
The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.
China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.
Text by Steve Smith.