Category Archives: Taiwan

Boo!

Hallowe’en is always fun. Although originally we don’t have the holiday here in Indonesia, nowadays upper-middle class city dwellers like to celebrate it. For most Asians Hallowe’en is the time for girls to go out and dress like tarts. But … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Wufeng to twilight in Gaomei

It was a pleasant weather indeed in Taichung, perfect for riding scooter aimlessly through this massive city. From all of the districts in Taichung, in my opinion Wufeng (霧峰) is the least explored.  At a glance it seems like there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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Lugang

I have made an entry about Dragon Boat Festival in Lugang, but Lugang does not depend only in the Dragon Boat festival. As I mentioned before, Lùgâng is an old port located in Changhua county. You can reach it by … Continue reading

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River trekking in Miaoli (and the Strawberry Centre along the way)

It was outdoor time again and we didn’t waste any time to whizz our tiny arses away from Taichung City. The destination was Dã Bî Cuò River (打比厝溪) in Miáolì (苗栗), located 70km north of Taichung. Along the way, when … Continue reading

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Taichung Metropolitan Park (台中都會公園)

The Metropolitan Park is nowhere near breathtakingly beautiful nor romantic, but it’s quite nice and very peaceful. Located in north of Taichung City, the park offers an instant escape from the city’s noise. A 30-minute scooter ride or an hour … Continue reading

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Xiaoliuqiu (小琉球)

Xiaoliuqiu or Little Liuqiu is a small island located in the southwest of Taiwan. To reach there you must go down to Pingdong and take a ferry for 30 minutes from Donggang harbour. During the weekdays Xiaoliuqiu is a sleepy little … Continue reading

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Flashback 2012: Opening Ceremony for Dragon Boat Festival in Lugang

Dragon Boat Festival is an important event in Chinese lunar calendar. It is celebrated during the summer solstice, which is on the 5th day of the 5th month. The story of Dragon Boat Festival started during the Warring States Period … Continue reading

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