10 Feb, 2009 in Taichung
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Lukang’s old streets is a reminder of the alternative style the Chinese/Taiwanese culture could have offered the world. Those magical small streets hidden between exceptionally ordinary Taiwanese small-town streets are what – IMHO – Taiwanese cities could have felt like if it wasn’t for the pressure to modernize (/westernize /industrialize). We started off with …

6 Oct, 2008 in Taichung
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A few weeks ago I went to visit Taichung, and saw a few cool spots. Visiting Taichung’s Taiwan Arts Museum with Europe st. and the Taichung Folk Park there were a few other spots I didn’t mention which I thought were pretty neat. Taichung hosts one of the largest laughing Buddhas. It’s next to …

30 Sep, 2008 in Taichung
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While in Taichung, I went to visit a little local park they simply call “Folk park”. It’s an old Taiwanese residence, I think, a bit like Lin Family House up in Taipei, featuring… Chinese style garden and ponds… …

27 Sep, 2008 in Taichung
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A short while after coming back to Taiwan, I went to see Taichung for the first time. I’ve heard so much about Taichung being “the most livable city in Taiwan” that I was really curious what it would be like. As for tourist attractions – on the way there I asked a friend in the […]

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