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Jilong Mountain and the Thirteen Levels

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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 Yuandong Theater 西螺遠東戲院

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…
Jul 2017

Shuangxikou Brick Kiln 雙溪口磚窯

Recently I wrote about the Liujiao Brick Kiln 六腳磚窯, an obscure abandonment in rural Chiayi 嘉義, Taiwan 台灣. While attempting to find out more about that kiln I found a…
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…
Jul 2017

Liujiao Brick Kiln 六腳磚窯

Liujiao Brick Kiln 六腳磚窯 was an unexpected discovery while riding from Beigang 北港 to Puzi earlier this summer. The chimney is plainly visible from the roadside and the crumbling bulk…