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Water Buffalo Rides...  

Water Buffalo Rides... the old Guangfu Sugar Refinery. Guangfu is like Chemainus. Both almost died when the sugar refinery and the sawmill respectively shut down, and tourism replaced a lot of the lost jobs.
Life in Lotus Land, Chapter 37: Learn to Edit for Mercy’s Sake. What Goes Around Comes Around, 1-900-Doug? Snails Can’t Take to their Heels—They Don’t Have Any, Tired Little Pals, Xia Ke Le, Read and weep

June 24th 2008
I added a couple of brief clips about the local scenery. Unless someone thinks I have nice feet, I should apologize for showing them at the end of the vids. Before you even look into the window of a business establishment here—fat lot of good the sign does when I can’t read—you can spot the Internet Cafes a mile away. The giveaway is the disproportionate number of bicycles from kids who ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Hualien

Chinese/Taiwanese Flag In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
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