Sizihwan 西子灣 was a nice seaside area near Kaohsiung 高雄. There was a university on one side and a temple on the hilltop. When we got there, there was some car in the carpark with some protest signs on it. Couldn’t read what it said, but it was probably something that would piss off the Chinese […]
After Taipei, we went to Kaohsiung, a city in the south where an old friend lives. We went the day after Wasabi , which meant I was half dead and looking for a toilet every 15min. I mean, seriously, I hadn’t been that sick for years. Anyway, we went to a few places, including Fisherman’s […]
Love River is a famous river in Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan. It was quite clean for a river in the middle of a big city. Apparently it used to be very dirty until about 30 years ago, when the government started to clean it up. Now it is a major tourist area. Around it were […]
Shilin 士林 was one of the busiest areas of Taipei. We went through the area so many times while going to different places. There were so many people and cars/scooters there all the time, it was amazing that traffic and people flowed without any regards to road rules and yet remained miraculously accident free.
One afternoon we decided to go to the National Palace Museum 國立故宮博物院. It was just a museum, so we thought it shouldn’t take long right? Well it turned out to be the biggest museum we had seen so far. Not only was the main museum so big we didn’t finish it, there was also a […]
Lungshan Temple 龍山寺 was just outside an MRT station, and opposite a large park which seemed to be a gathering spot for Taiwan’s homeless. It was quite a large temple, quite open, and very busy. Definitely different to Cihui Temple 慈惠宮, in which everything was compacted into a small space. This one was much better maintained […]