Month: March 2008

Touring Kaohsiung’s ZuoYing Lotus Pond – Tiger Dragon Pagoda, Emperor of Dark Heaven, Confucius, and Old City FengShan

Touring Kaohsiung’s ZuoYing Lotus Pond – Tiger Dragon Pagoda, Emperor of Dark Heaven, Confucius, and Old City FengShan

Hidden in the back of the fast developing area of Kaohsiung's Zuoying - where the Taiwan High Speed Rail reaches…

12 years ago
India – Day 11 – Gorgeous holy Rishikesh

India – Day 11 – Gorgeous holy Rishikesh

We were planning to stay two nights at Rishikesh. Actually, we were planning to stay two nights at quite a…

12 years ago
India – Day 10 – Hardiwar and Rishikesh

India – Day 10 – Hardiwar and Rishikesh

Varanasi in north-eastern India, we were told, is very crowded and far-off our Rajasthan track, but wanting to experience the…

12 years ago
India – Day 9 – Delhi – Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Rama Krishna and my dad

India – Day 9 – Delhi – Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Rama Krishna and my dad

I had a few hours to kill before my dad's arrival to the Delhi Paharganj hell-hole. Same bullshit with that…

12 years ago

India – Day 8 – Delhi – National Museum, India Gate, Purana Qila, Humayun Tomb

Although Delhi's Paharganj area was testing my backpacking travel skills in ways I wasn't expecting, I sucked it all up…

12 years ago

Taiwan Election Day : ShouShan Martyrs’ Shrine in Kaohsiung

There's something symbolic in where I spent my Taiwan election day. High up on the ShouShan mountain overlooking the sea…

12 years ago

KMT Rally in Tainan : Kuomintang’s Ma Ying Jiu visits the Tainanese

I owe thanks to John for alerting me about a KMT rally here in Tainan, maybe the biggest one that…

12 years ago

Ghost money burning : Gods worshiped at Tainan-Taiwan

Money burning is a long long tradition of the Taiwanese people, being an inherent practice in many Chinese culture rituals.…

12 years ago

The American Betipul – HBO produces the extraordinary Israeli TV show with “In Treatment”

The Israeli "Betipul", translated as "In therapy" , is one of the best TV dramas I've seen. Over a year…

12 years ago

Taiwan High Speed Rail – THSR from Tainan to Taipei

Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) is a wonderful project. From northern Taipei to southern Kaohsiung in less than two hours…

12 years ago
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