Trip Reports

Butterflies in flight

Butterflies head to France

Our bicycling trip to France is on the horizon. An emotional self-check finds me all over the place. Getting the logistics in place for this trip has been daunting and exhausting. The latest tally of the cost, including what I’m…
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Taipei – Taipei Zoo

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series 2010 Taiwan

On a nice day, going to the Taipei Zoo, having a walk along the river, and riding the Maokong Gondola would be good things to do. Sadly, what we had was a very rainy day, so just a short, wet,…
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Taipei – Taipei 101

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series 2010 Taiwan

Taipei 101 is a skyscraper in the Xinyi district of Taipai – it was the world’s tallest building from 2004 until this year (it was, of course, inevitable that something taller would be built). The first 5 floors are shopping…
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Taipei – Danshui

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series 2010 Taiwan

Sunday morning we got up and saw blue sky. With only 40% chance of precipitation predicted, today was going to be the day to be outside, so we planned to go to Yangmingshan National Park. Following the directions in the…
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