Some people say it looks like a flying saucer on a stand. Others say it looks like a giant mushroom. However you look at it, this odd-looking building in Chiayi stands out for a reason: it is the Tropic of Cancer landmark. If you have driven on the highway between Chiayi City and Tainan or if you have taken the regular train to any destination south of Chiayi City, chances are you have seen this building, for it is very hard to miss.
The building is called the Solar Exploration Center. It is located in Shueishang Township, a rural township south of Chiayi City where [Read more…]