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All That Dance
The book introduces Cloud Gate Dance Theatre ─ a shining star from Taiwan in performing arts. And it has a lot of valuable information and photographs.

 

Carnival of Venice
A short introduction to the Carnival of Venice
The carnival of Venice is the most complex and mystical of the world’s three major carnivals, the other two being Brazil’s Carnival and the Carnival in Nice. One thing that differentiates the Venetian version from the other festivals is that the Venetians wear masks no matter what one’s status may be, and everyone enjoys the joyful festival together.
The opening parade with its crowd of people and music and the historic “Angel’s Flight” both mark the beginning of the Carnival of Venice.
This romantic carnival will show you the beauty of Venice, the city of water, and this artistic city and its aromatic cafes are waiting for you to come and explore.

 

Earthquakes
The world’s six disasters in twelve years
The book introduced the world’s six earthquakes in twelve years. The book has a lot of valuable information and photographs.
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Oktoberfest-Welcome to the Wiesn
Oktoberfest is held in Theresienwiese, and if you walk in by chance, you could be forgiven for mistaking it for an amusement park. There are various beer tents set up in Theresienwiese, which means that you have many choices for having fun. In the beer tents, no matter where you are from, you can enjoy the hospitality of Bavaria.

The traditions of Bavaria are interesting and well worth passing down. At Oktoberfest, you’ll see many people wearing the traditional Bavarian costume, and you can buy an outfit almost anywhere and pretend that you are Bavarian. No matter whether you love drinking or not, come and enjoy the tasty beer and the happy times in Munich, Germany.

 

Six Most Special US Presidents
The book introduced the the six best or worst heads of the U.S. And it has a lot of valuable information and photographs.
John F. Kennedy (1961-1963)the youngest presidential candidate, the second-youngest president in office
Bill Clinton (1993-2001)the first baby boomer president, the second president to be impeached
Richard Nixon (1969-1974)the first president to resign in disgrace

Ronald Reagan (1981-1989)the oldest president in office
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-1945)the only president in office more than two terms
Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)the youngest president in office

 

Stories of the three British Princes
In Britain as well as in other corners of the world, the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Kate Middleton has caught people’s attention and caused a media frenzy. Once again the British Royal Family is in the spotlight.
Here is a pictorial review on the Prince of Wales, Prince William and Prince Harry.

 

The White House
We often hear “The White House says…” from the news reports, we see the White House images in the movies, but most of us probably don’t know very much about it other than its most iconic room, the Oval Office. This book presents a photo tour on the White House’s history, architecture, and the rooms inside the House.

 

The Wind Line and Drum Ball In Hsin-Chu
Dear friends, “rice noodles” and “meatballs” are two of the famous delicacies in Taiwan. There are rice noodles of different flavors, such as taro, pumpkin, Chinese yam, lappa, and green algae. There are also meatballs of different flavors, such as mushroom, beef, cheese, cuttlefish, shrimp, and curry.
Now, Prof. Dr. Chong Wey Lin from NCTU is going to lead his students to begin the Project “Task 10”, riding their bicycles to different places to experience all kinds of delicious rice noodles and meatballs. Why don’t you join us!
"TASK10" is an initiative to REDEFINE Taiwan's university education. Applying smart living technologies, we try to help local industries for its economic shifting from traditional manufacturers to value-added touristic factories. Following our young bikers' travel notes, it's your chance to explore the real delicious stories of rice noodle and meatball vendors in the city of Hsin-Chu. Come on, let's ride and start the journey!