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2009 

Over the past few I've happened onto Jeffrey Gitomer's website, received a few emails, read some articles, listened to a couple of short interviews and generally been aware of his presence. What I haven't done is buy his books. First, my Scrooge McDuck kicks in and I refuse to pay that much money...
02/16/2009
Like most Realtors I have a keen curiosity about my fellow human beings. What makes us different is a question foremost in my mind as I shopped, toured and generally wondered around the City of Taipei. The language and food is really different. I speak absolutely no Chinese save for Shea Shea - T...
02/16/2009
There is no place like home and there is no place like Beautiful British Columbia for me. My trip to Taiwan will prove to be a real benchmark in my life ... seeing my son after eight years, meeting my daughter in law and three and a half year old grandson for the first time. But ... Where are the...
02/15/2009
I was amazed to see the number of dogs in Taiwan. Whether it is the country or city people have dogs. In the country there are a lot of dogs off the lease but in the city there are lots of "TOY" dogs.   Very common to see adog on a scooter                       The streets might be safe for human...
02/15/2009
Chiang Kai-shek is know for ending the warlord era in China, fighting communist and the Japanese occupiers and being the leader of Republic of China, what we call Taiwan, formerly called Formosa. The Chiang Kai Shek Memorial in addition to being a tribute to the Generalissimo it is a major intern...
02/15/2009
Know as the father of modern day China Dr. Sen Yat Sen is revered through the world. There are many gardens through the world commemorating this world leader including the Dr Sun Yat Sen Classic Garden in Vancouver, British Columbia which I have frequently often. Taipei`s memorial is a tribute to...
02/15/2009
It took me two weeks but I found the real deal here in fabrics and tailors. Their are a lot of tailors in the downtown core that cater to visitors but this area is at the west end of Taipei. Take the MRT to the Zhongshan Station and take #2 and find bus 518, Red Line to Chong Qxhg N. Road and Min...
02/14/2009
Touring the shops around the Formosa Rent Hotel put me in another world. I haven't experienced New York or Paris but this must be comparable. Every car that entered the hotel was big black and usually with a driver. The few single automobiles where Italian and German luxury sports car. It was lik...
02/13/2009
In Longshan I toured the discount clothing section. There must be more than 300 shops selling mostly women clothing. Among the many shops of ordinary merchandise there where several very good quality clothing stores. I came all this way and no one with me to take advantage of these bargains. Jean...
02/13/2009
The temple was very busy so I didn't intrude very far with my camera. Outside the temple I encountered several tour guides who were anxious to give me a personal tour. They were all dressed simularly: shinny clothes, high heels, big hair and red lip stick. They were so ready to help me that at on...
02/13/2009
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