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Travelogue: Taipei 101

The Taipei 101 is a one of a kind building.  For a couple of years, it was the tallest building in the world – until Dubai finished the Burj Khalifa in 2010.  But it’s not really special for its height, but for its design – like the nodes of a bamboo pole.  Or, for the more crude, Chinese takeout containers stacked on top of each other.

It took me quite some time visit the Taipei 101, since I waited for the perfect weather, so I could see far into the distance from the observation tower.   But it was totally worth it.

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