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Taipei – Subway Accessibility

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series 2010 Taiwan

Taipei’s subway system (the MRT) opened in 1996, with construction taking place between 1988 and 2009. The system is cheap, clean, easy to navigate, and extraordinarily accessible. Here is a trip through the system, from an accessibility point of view:…
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Taipei – National Palace Museum

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series 2010 Taiwan

Friday we made our first of two planned trips to the National Palace Museum. Our son had to work, but walked us to the Fuzhong MRT station near our hotel, bought us 2 EasyCards, and explained the system. We took…
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Briggs & Riley Travel Tote

Packing List for Taiwan

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series 2010 Taiwan

Trying to get my ultralight packing mojo back – my trip to DC involved all sorts of heavy items like denim (jacket, jeans) and boots. This list includes both what went into my bag and what I will wear on…
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National Museum of the American Indian

A Tale of Three Meals

Last week we went to Washington, DC, to attend my husband’s 50th high school reunion and visit friends. On Thursday, we visited the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, which is new since we lived in the area. Beautiful architecture…
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Have walker, will do pilgrimage

In May, Chekoala of … …. Wobbly teetering blogging, with walker, walked 110km on El Camino de Santiago. On the way, she enlightens us about the inefficiency of walker design, about being offered and accepting help, and about celebrity. I’m…
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Rosy Lane Campground

Camping at Rosy Lane

We camped at Rosy Lane, a US Forest Service campground in Taylor Canyon, about halfway between Crested Butte and Gunnison, Colorado. Our pictures are at the very end of this post. Here’s the real story on accessibility, site by site….
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