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Synapticism

An experiential journal of synchronicity and connection
In the heart of Jiahe New Village 嘉禾新村

Military Villages 眷村

Military dependents' villages 眷村 (中文) are a unique feature of the urban and rural landscapes of Taiwan 台灣. These villages were developed during the KMT authoritarian era in the 1940s and 1950s to provide provisional housing for KMT soldiers and their families retreating from China and elsewhere. The government has been evicting residents of these villages in recent decades but not everyone wants to leave. Nowadays many of these villages are entirely abandoned (apart from the occasional squatter or hold-out), in an advanced state of decay, or already demolished. For more information read my post about Jiahe New Village 嘉禾新村.

Jul 2016
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A Stroll Through Fushui Village 富水里

Jun 2016

South Taiwan Ride 2015: Pingtung City

Jun 2016

South Taiwan Ride 2015: Tainan to Pingtung City

Jun 2016
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Jiahe New Village 嘉禾新村

Apr 2016

Jiangling New Village 江陵新村

Apr 2016

A Window Inside Shenji New Village 審計新村

Oct 2015

Symbol of Fortune

Sep 2015

Treasure Hill by Day

May 2015

The Old Walled City of Zuoying 鳳山縣舊城

Jan 2015

A Glimpse Inside the Rainbow Village

Oct 2014

The Giant Fortune Cookies of Treasure Hill