Taiwan - Kaohsiung - Dragon and Tiger Pagodas -7 - Taiwan -2012
Ta Yinta body carved dragon dragon named, masonry structure, high 10.8 meters, square. By four stone tower built into the board, carved with four kings, Kasyapa and Ananda, the Buddha, Bodhisattvas, flying, dragon, clouds and so on. Each side of the opening a slate central orb coupons door, inside the square tower of carved dragon pillars, statues, flying and so on. Brick building with a tower eaves, wood structure eaves, eaves with double jump Hua Gongcheng care, on the home cover lotus, entry wheel, ding to Tasha. Dragon and Tiger Pagodas whole building elegant, carving fine, magnificent, showing the Tang style carving art the essence of China's rare ancient architecture. Seven-story tower, has stood on the lake dragon two twin loft, front of each dragon statue, visitors can as Tao by Longkou into the tiger's mouth out, whichever auspicious meaning. Zigzag bridge tower and shore convergence towering, with lake surface correspond to each other, and beautiful scenery.
Built in 1976, Dragon Tiger Tower consists of two pagodas, the Dragon and the Tiger.Both pagodas are ...
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.