… Life in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
This can be found near Chihkan Fort, Tainan…
Presently, the Red House in Ximen district is hosting a digital art exhibition, “Openplay“, which is free for the public to visit. The artwork includes graphical, audio, video, physical and interactive exhibits. The exhibition is open until Sunday, from 2pm in the afternoon till 10pm in the evening (Saturday) or 9pm (Sunday). You can play [...]
Michael Turton recently visited Ming Chuan University’s Taoyuan campus, to give a special lecture about his views on Internet Journalism and Social Activism. Scott Sommers was there too, to join in the fun.
Read more about his experience (and see some wonderful photos) here!
Michael, Scott, Graeme (thanks to Eva Wai).
Many of you will have heard of the ‘One Laptop Per Child’ $99 laptop project. I’ve had my eye on the OLPC for some time, but it was never clear that I would ever be able to actually buy one. Unfortunately (for me), the OLPC project is targetting developing countries, and is not selling to [...]
I believe this vehicle to be the preliminary field test of a new, twin-barrel, single-turret ’stealth tank’ designed to merge almost invisibly with civilian traffic in Taiwan.
The alternative explanation is simply too stupid to be true.
And yet people wonder why I travel by bus rather than scooter.
Taiwanese scooter helmets.
A baby kitten with poo on its face.
Sunset over Taoyuan.
Taoyuan, the dark city.
I recently had the enjoyable experience of visiting Kaohsiung County at the invitation of my friends. I’ll blog further about some of the places I visited, but I wanted to share some pictures from an unusual town that specialises almost exclusively in Taro flavour icecream and crazy food. The name escapes me at the moment… [...]
Previously, I wrote about a quick trip I paid to Banqiao at night by mistake. I went back again the next day, on my way to Taipei, to see how the place looked during the day.
Banqiao has some reasonable green area nearby the HSR, MRT and train/bus terminals.
I was walking towards Yingko the other day, trying to track down a temple that was hammering out ‘bong, goink, bong, goink’ at an impressively loud volume across the hills of Gweishan. As I walked along, I noticed that in one case, the omnipresent rusty barbed wire surrounding the factories of the area had been [...]