Brian and I were given the amazing opportunity to stay with a family for a week in small town Philippines. Our friend and co-worker here in Taiwan, Kristina is a Filipina Canadian who hadn’t been back to her home country for seventeen years. So when we were given a week off from school, her and her husband decided it was time to go back to the homeland. And in some very fortunate circumstances, ... Read Full Entry
We are Claire and Brian. We are awesome. If you know us, a small piece of your heart is forever content. If you do not, there is a yearning deep inside you that will be one day be abated should you be lucky enough to know us.
Anyways, we have been living abroad and teaching English for about fourteen months now (as of June 09). We started in Thailand. Now we are in Taiwan. Read about it if you'd like. We've been lucky with our jobs and the great people we have met along the way. We've had some opportunities to travel. We usually get a blog or two up about our travels. We'll be in Taiwan for... full info
Boat againIt was about a half hour ride. Unfortunately we got a look at some serious pollution. There was about 10 minutes of garbage free water during the middle of the trip. I'm not talking just a floating bag or two either.
BunkerThe Japanese bombed the crap out of the island in 1942. The U.S. had built quite a base there beginning in the 1920s.
Big gunsI believe these took at least 13 men each to operate