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Jilong Mountain and the Thirteen Levels

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Dec 2017

Dalin Xinxing Theater 大林新興戲院

What remains of Xinxing Theater 新興戲院 can be found just east of the train station in Dalin, a modest town of approximately 30,000 just north of Chiayi City 嘉義市 in…
Dec 2017

Yicheng Cannery 義成罐頭工廠

The corpses of a thousand factories lay strewn across the plains of central and south Taiwan 台灣, stark reminders of an extraordinary period of economic growth in the latter half…
Dec 2017
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Postcards From Ershui 二水明信片

Ershui 二水 is a rural township located in the southeastern corner of Changhua 彰化, bordering Yunlin 雲林 and Nantou. Ershui Station 二水車站, constructed in 1935, is the primary point of…
Oct 2017

Shezi Theater 社子大戲院

Shezi Theater 社子大戲院 was founded in 1965 as the first open-air theater in Taipei 台北. Located in southwestern Shilin, it was a fairly informal venue from the sounds of it:…
Oct 2017
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Shifen Longxing Theater 十分隆興戲院

Longxing Theater 隆興戲院 was one of the very first abandoned buildings I explored in Taiwan 台灣 after arriving back in 2013. I had only been in Taipei 台北 for about…
Sep 2017
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Yixin Vocational High School 益新工商職業學校

Yixin Vocational High School 益新工商職業學校 is a relatively obscure but not entirely unknown ruin in central Taiwan 台灣. Located along the main road running through Linnei 林內, Yunlin 雲林, it…
Sep 2017

Dongping Tobacco Barn 東平菸樓

Only traces remain of the tobacco cultivation and manufacturing industry in Taichung 台中, Taiwan 台灣. For the better part of a century tobacco was cultivated across wide swathes of the…
Aug 2017

People’s Park in the Sky

People’s Park In The Sky is a peculiar attraction located about 60 kilometers south of Manila in Tagaytay, a popular leisure destination in the province of Cavite in the Philippines.…
Aug 2017

Jiuqiong Village Tobacco Barn 九芎村菸樓

What little remains of the historic tobacco industry in central Taiwan 台灣 is disappearing fast. Tobacco cultivation was big business for much of the 20th century but went into sharp…
Jul 2017

Xiluo Yisheng Theater 西螺一生戲院

Xiluo 西螺 is justifiably famous for its eponymous Japanese colonial era theater, located close to the architectural wonders of Yanping Old Street 延平老街, but this small town on the south…