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Synapticism

An experiential journal of synchronicity and connection
The rocky shores of Badouzi perfectly frames Keelung Islet

Highlights

Here I have highlighted some of my most exemplary work, from travel writing, urban exploration, abandoned places, and photography to general interest posts about my experiences in Taiwan 台灣 and other parts of Asia. This is but a small sampling of what else you will find on my blog.

Jul 2017
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Xinying Chenggong Theater 新營成功戲院

Despite its relative obscurity Xinying is the largest settlement along the railway line between metropolitan Tainan City 台南市 and Chiayi City 嘉義市. It is the former capital of Tainan County…
May 2017
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Ershui Assembly Hall 二水公會堂

Ershui Assembly Hall 二水公會堂 is located in Ershui 二水, a small town at the very southern edge of Changhua 彰化, on the border with both Yunlin 雲林 (to the south)…
Mar 2017
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Yuanlin Hospital 員林醫院

Despite having spent a lot of time in Yuanlin 員林, a mid-sized city in central Changhua 彰化, Taiwan 台灣, I have only recently begun to explore some of its more…
Feb 2017
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Postcards From Badouzi 八斗子明信片

Near the end of my first summer in Taiwan 台灣 I visited Badouzi 八斗子, a rocky headland, coastal park, and major fishing port at the far eastern edge of Zhongzheng…
Dec 2016
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Postcards From Hanoi

Gathered here are around forty of my better photographs from a five day stay in Hanoi, Vietnam, in November 2016. All of these images were captured while idly wandering around…
Nov 2016

Wuri Police Station 烏日警察官吏派出所

Wuri Police Station 烏日警察官吏派出所 is a historic Japanese colonial era building dating back to the early 1930s. Located in Wuri 烏日, Taichung 台中, it was built in a simple, subdued…
Nov 2016
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Dadu Plateau Anti-Airborne Fortifications 大肚台地反空降堡

Dadu Plateau 大肚台地 (also known as Dadu Mountain 大肚山) is a geographic feature of great strategic importance to the defense of central Taiwan 台灣. It overlooks the west coastal plain…
Oct 2016
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Cheap Flights From Taiwan

This guide features a list of cheap, direct flights from Taiwan 台灣 for planning visa runs and inexpensive vacations. Most non-Taiwanese simply fly across the Strait to Hong Kong 香港
Oct 2016

Postcards From Changhua City 2 彰化市明信片二號

Not long after moving to the capital of Changhua 彰化 in 2014 I published a collection of photographs entitled Postcards from Changhua City. All of the photos in that post…
Sep 2016

Hengwen Temple 衡文宮

Hengwen Temple 衡文宮 is located on the south side of Yuanlin 員林, a mid-sized city in Changhua 彰化, Taiwan 台灣. Completed in 1976, this temple is mainly notable for its…