Oct 2018

Taiwan Summer Road Trip 2017: Taichung to Nantou

In the summer of 2017 I embarked upon a series of road trips around central and southern Taiwan 台灣. I began in Taichung 台中 and ended up riding as far

Jul 2018

Postcards From Cholon

Cholon is a historic Chinatown west of old Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I visited the area on three occasions in 2017, intent on wandering around and capturing

Jul 2018

The Chinese Temples of Cholon

On three recent trips to Ho Chi Minh City I spent some time wandering around Cholon, a vast and historic Chinatown located about five kilometers west of the downtown core

Jun 2018
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Nantou Road Trip 2015: Puli

Puli 埔里 was my home base for several days of road tripping and adventure around Nantou 南投 in October 2015. Recently I decided to publish my findings and impressions from

May 2018
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Nantou Road Trip 2015: Ren’ai

My second day on the road in Nantou County in October 2015 was completely unplanned. I left Puli 埔里 and headed deeper into the mountains simply to see what was

Apr 2018

Nantou Road Trip 2015: Taichung to Puli

In October 2015 I set out from Taichung 台中 to attend a music festival in Nantou 南投, the landlocked county in the mountainous interior of Taiwan 台灣. Since I don’t

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 南投. Ershui Station 二水車站, constructed in 1935, is the primary point

Sep 2017
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Postcards From Xiluo 西螺明信片

Xiluo 西螺 is a small historic town on the left bank of the Zhuoshui River 濁水溪 in Yunlin 雲林. It emerged as an important center of trade in central Taiwan

Mar 2017

Postcards From Intramuros

Intramuros (literally “within the walls”) is the former center of Spanish colonial power and the Catholic Church in the Philippines. Located in the heart of old Manila, this fortified district

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