The Chunghsing Pagoda (中興塔) at Cheng Ching Lake (澄清湖).
The view of downtown Kaohsiung from the Chunghsing Pagoda.
A soldier riding a chicken watches over Cheng Ching Lake from the roof of the Chunghsing Pagoda.
A view of Cheng Ching lake, with the Chunghsing Pagoda in the distance.
Apparently, achieving happiness is only a short walk down this path. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to find it.
Helen at Cheng Ching Lake.
Chiang Kai-shek's house (澂清館) on the edge of Cheng Ching Lake, where he lived and worked occasionally.
A meeting room in Chiang Kai-shek's house where he often hosted visiting dignitaries.
Chiang Kai-shek's desk, with a view of the lake behind him.
Helen and her Grandma.
Helen's parents standing on the small bridge to Fukuo Island (富國島). They live in the apartment building behind.
Helen and her parents on Fukuo Island.
Our flight back to the US from Taiwan was overbooked, so we volunteered for a later flight in exchange for business class. We got to enjoy the first-class lounge in the meanwhile, as Helen is doing here.