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Monday, April 26, 2010

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Nafplio (Ναύπλιο) is a seaport town in the Peloponnese in Greece and was the first capital of modern Greece, from 1829 to 1834.

I am going to post some links from now on, since I don't write often (and nobody does in this group), I might as well try to post what I have read that may be of interests to our readers.

This may be a useful site if you are an expat living anywhere in the world.

Miss KTV posted with clips of Taiwanese singing sensation 林育群 Lin Yu Chun’s American TV performances. Wow!

SDO provided the sun image (Wow!) with clarity 10 times better than high-definition television.

A revolutionary way of gathering real-time top stories, lazy journalists will soon have to compete with diligent bloggers in the near future.

A Little Black Box to Jog Failing Memory, available only to researchers for now.

Chinese travelers react differently from European travelers to airplane delays due to weather conditions beyond human control.

High-tech copy machines a gold mine for data thieves, and watch out where you send your useless machines for recycling!

After reading this article about “plastic plants”, I have to start my own veggie garden soon before all the seeds are “contaminated”.

Todd had an injury to his palm in which he quit teaching the next day. I actually welcome tougher school rules and stricter teachers, better discipline at school may lead to better behavior at home.

Stephen A. Nelson compared the 3 important places in Taipei: the CKS Memorial Hall (the KMT government spent big bucks to switch the name back in memory of a dead dictator on Taiwan), the 228 Memorial Museum, and the National Palace Museum.

2 comments:

ktvxiaojie said...

Thanks very much for the link! And looking at your photos, I'm thinking that some aspects of Taiwan and Greece seem very similar. Some of the shots you have here look a lot like the east coast of Taiwan, aside from the architecture and some of the plant life. Very interesting!

discover.greece said...

Yes both countries have mountains and sea / ocean, and earthquakes...but Taiwan's hillside is over developed, over here as soon as you get out of the city, most of the hillside remains untouched.

We have no typhoons but occasionally strong winds bring desert sand from north Africa, summer is almost always sunny and quite dry, very easy to have forest fire problem.

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