Category Archives: Taiwan

Pedalling Taipei

Roadside insurance claims: Blood money Summer was an overripe melon that year; it dropped heavily and without warning and flattened everything beneath it. But that wasn’t unusual, here in Taipei: seasons don’t slowly fade into each other in the subtropics; … Continue reading

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Urban Betel Adventure: Sex, Drugs, and Spitting

I like those stories in which adventurers go off into the Mexican desert in search of Indian shamans and ancient peyote rituals. Unfortunately, I was staying in Taipei at the time and so my foray into an indigenous drug culture … Continue reading

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