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台南 Gods and Monsters

I was really excited to spend more time in Tainan. Though it took a little doing to find the room we booked. It wasn’t really at the address it said it was and we didn’t have a cell phone with … Continue reading

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台北

I realize as I start to plan for my next trip to Taiwan that it has been over a year since I last went and I never got to posting about the last time. Mostly due to the horrid internet … Continue reading

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Taitung, There and Back Again

OK, only getting this written two months after the fact, but hey I’ve been busy. I seldom seem to take the train directly from Taichung to Taitung, but with little time to spare on this trip there was no stop … Continue reading

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Yankee Down South

Last week I had a business related road trip down to Wilmington NC. While work travel is both exhausting and a little unfulfilling there were a couple bright spots to the trip. It was my second time down to North … Continue reading

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環島了 Around the Island, a retrospective

Having a cheap little 7-11 meal at the airport in Taoyuan I could scarcely realize that I would return to New England just in time for a record breaking winter. Both in terms of low temperatures and vast quantities of … Continue reading

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The Slow Train to Hualien 花蓮

We took the slow train north out of Taitung by design. Being in no real hurry the slow train offers a chance to take in the rural beauty of the Inner Rift Valley. Which I consider to be one of … Continue reading

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Using Shanks’ Pony for One Last Day in Taitung 臺東

Even though the inefficiency of the rental bike made me miss my road bikes, and the size made me miss a bike that fit (the latter was not much of a surprise, at 6’1″ I stand a little above average … Continue reading

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