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Hiking and My New Scooter Gang

I took the bus by myself for the first time! It was a little surprising that my host family was ok with this, but they really wanted to make sure that I would be ok. 1,190 more words


National Museum of Natural Science 國立自然科學博物館: Dinosaurs in Taiwan

One of Taichung’s most famous attractions is the immense National Museum of Natural Science 國立自然科學博物館.  The expansive museum is one of the most revered in Taiwan, and it is overflowing with exhibits ranging from geology to archeology to space travel.  529 more words


Riderz Weekend

My Easter weekend had nothing to do with pastel colors and shiny new dress shoes this year. Saturday was Kaohsiung City’s Critical Mass bike ride. Critical Mass is a concept taking hold in cities predominantly in the U.S., but also abroad, where cyclists take to the streets in large numbers to support biking and share the irritation we experience on the way to work everyday. 477 more words



I’m leaving 台中 and I’m already so sad. I didn’t think I would enjoy it so much. Everyone is so warm and friendly. I didn’t do much sightseeing, I was in service mostly. 145 more words


I have a Chinese Name!

What… is your name?

For a while I have been interested in having a Chinese name. It only seems fair since most people here will tell me their English name. 928 more words



It’s really fun riding on a scooter. I’m getting used to it. Sure I tense up every time a car or another scooter gets close, or when we turn corners fast. 96 more words