Day #125: Cycling in Taiwan August 4th 2013 Taiwan must be one of the most cycling-friendly countries in the world. Most cities have inner-city cycleways on the roads (i.e. parts of the road painted off for the use of cyclists only) or, even better, parts of the pavement sectioned off from both the pedestrian pavement and the road, just for cyclists. In addition, most places also have recreational routes, next to rivers, around lakes, or ju ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Hualien » Yuli 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
I have quit my job, said au revoir to my family and friends, taken a deep breath, and set off on the trip of a lifetime: the Trans-Siberian railway.
This blog is a way of keeping myself amused during the long time away and, of course, keeping in touch with aforementioned and much-missed friends and family!... full info