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Synapticism

An experiential journal of synchronicity and connection

Ruìfāng 瑞芳 is the gateway to Jiǔfèn 九份, Jīnguāshí 金瓜石, and Shuǐnǎndòng 水湳洞, a trio of mining towns strung along the mountains of the northern coast like dark pearls. The main town next to the train station offers the usual small town Taiwan fare but the real draw is the mountains beyond.

Mar 2016

A Funky Fish Shack in Jinguashi 金瓜石白帶魚米粉湯

Jan 2016

An Overnight Trip to Keelung via Jinguashi and Jiufen

Jul 2015

The Famous Teahouses of Jiufen

May 2015

Ogon Shrine 黄金神社

May 2015

Dark Mountain

Mar 2015

Through a Broken Window

Feb 2015

Jinguashi Old House 金瓜石老屋

Oct 2014

All Equally in Gloom

Oct 2014

A Peanut Brittle and Ice Cream Roll in Jiufen

Jul 2014

Remnants of a Lost Kingdom

Jun 2014

Technicolor Windowpane

May 2014

Jiufen, City of Sadness

Jul 2013

A Trip to Jinguashi and Jiufen