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Synapticism

An experiential journal of synchronicity and connection

Yongkang 永康

Yǒngkāng 永康 is a mostly industrial suburb sprawling northeast of Tainan City 台南市 along the railway line. It is home to a large Southeast Asian population.

A Long Ride Across Central Taiwan

Outside my front door in Tainan
Outside my front door in Tainan.

I have been working very hard these last few weeks—a little too hard, at times. To break the monotony of laying code every day I elected to go for a proper ride yesterday. Since moving to Tainan City 台南市 I haven’t gone on any long rides whatsoever—so I geared up for a day on the road, preparing for almost any eventuality. I had several destinations in mind such as the badlands to the east of the city but struck out to the north on a whim, intending to make it to at least Chiayi City 嘉義市 by sundown.