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Travelogues

Tales of movement.

Jun 2018

Nantou Road Trip 2015: Puli

Puli 埔里 was my home base for several days of road tripping and adventure around Nantou in October 2015. Recently I decided to publish my findings and impressions from this…
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, the landlocked county in the mountainous interior of Taiwan 台灣. Since I don’t often…
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…
Sep 2017
3

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…
Jan 2017
2

South Taiwan Ride 2015: Taitung City

Taitung City 台東市, the administrative capital of Taitung, was my final destination on a multi-day bicycle tour around southern Taiwan 台灣 in the summer of 2015. Previously I shared words…
Dec 2016
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Postcards From Hanoi

Gathered here are around forty of my better photographs from a five day stay in Hanoi, Vietnam, in November 2016. All of these images were captured while idly wandering around…
Nov 2016

A Short Ride Around Western Taoyuan

Last October, while living in Zhongli, I ventured out into the countryside for a random bicycle ride on Halloween. Like most of my rides I didn’t have a route planned…