Taipei – attending an antigovernment demo in Liberty Square! 2004.

I’m always up for a good bit of protest against our authoritarian masters!! The protest was about a rigged election. Democracy??

Photography – Taipei – Taiwan – 2004 Democracy Rally in Liberty Square – Chiang Kai Shek memorial

We visited Taiwan in 2004 and visited Liberty Square. There was a huge rally taking place to defend democracy against the corruption of the military and establishment. We joined in and waved our flags. I still have mine. It looked very hairy for a time. There were a lot of police and military around and we were the only westerners around.taipei 1 097 taipei 1 086 taipei 1 084

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We survived and had a look round the impressive Chaing Kai Shek memorial and concert hall

Liberty Square was massive.

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The Taiwanese were extremely nice.

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Some of their restaurants looked interesting.

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I should have offered to help with their English perhaps?

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