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Maokong Gondola

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Maokong Gondola 貓空

Nikki and I made a run for the city limits, and opted to test-out the newly restarted Maokong Gondola up into the hills.  I had attempted twice before to use the service, but prior to the landslide that began to undermine one of the pylons […]

Dog in a Basket on a Bike

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Dog in a Basket on a Bike

Dog in a basket, on a bicycle.  That is all.

Trans-Pacific Adventures

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Connections in Dallas I just landed from a three week trip to the USA, taking in Miami and Austin, with brief stops in San Francisco and Los Angeles. The last time I was here, was right at the end of my Cambridge University masters; and […]

Taipei Mega Architecture

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Intersections. I live pretty much slap bang downtown in Taipei, and I am forever amazed at the scale of my local motorway at the end of the street. The thing is, they posted it up on stilts, so it really does the double trick of […]

Dopplr 2008

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I have been amusing myself over the past year with Web 2.0 darling Dopplr.com – essentially a set of tools to help plan, track, analyse and prod your travel, and allow you to see where fellow travelly friends are likely to be. It has taken […]

Taipei Taxi Accessories

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Taipei Taxis usually have some surprises up their sleeves, with multiple DVD players, karaoke systems, and imaginative nicotine delivery systems. Here are a couple of recent ones that made me smile sitting in the back listening to wailing Chinese pop music. This one was great […]

Lads Bike Ride

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Nick prompted me last Sunday to head out with Justin for a pure fixie riding escapade off into the sunset. It’s another twist on the ‘getting together with friends’ Sundays, that seem to be blending in so well into my life … looking forward to […]

Cycle Lanes in Taipei

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Cycle Lanes in Taipei The incredible increasing interest in cycling in the last year is encouraging the city government to install cycle lanes along some of the major streets in the city. It’s a great initiative, and I appreciate the spirit, but next time, how […]

Fixie

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The wheels of steel One of my unguilty pleasures in the last two months has been the move to cycling to work. My estimation that the DEM office was the same distance from my house as Dell was slightly off, and a 30 minute walk […]

Tokyo – Some Random Photos

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Some pics, for you, loyal reader… Commuting to work – these guys looked super cool as they cruised around, and seemed confused as to why I would find it strange or funny – is this the future of electric transport? Meiji Shrine – wetter than […]