October 2006

Wide Open Spaces

I often spend a lot of my time when I need to get out on the local University Campus. National Taiwan University is one of the oldest...

October 22, 2006
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The Library

Nice and imposing, isn’t it? A good solid modern campus library! A nearby Japanese-styled student center where I went after taking these pictures. Another shot the library,...

October 22, 2006
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What lies within…

A Taiwanese university cafeteria. Weird modern art in the main hall. Looks like it was designed by engineers! Pay phones! Which in Taiwan mean ugly grey or...

October 22, 2006
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The way out!

What lies beyond this door? Oh no! Trees! Triffids would love this place, probably as much as I do. It’s a real garden campus. Before crossing the...

October 22, 2006
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Something Old

Bicycles are perhaps the most common form of student transportation here, and around the world! Staircase from a Japanese-era building. Another shot of the stairs, experimenting with...

October 22, 2006
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End of NTU

Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon the campus is filled with groups of men with cameras following around beautiful women in sexy or strange outfits. They’re camera...

October 22, 2006
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YangMinShan

So, today I joined Connie and her mother in a tip up YangMinShan mountain to one of it’s many parks! I met them at the train station,...

October 22, 2006
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The area we were is called TsinTiangGang, and here’s a map! The rules of the park! I like the part about not playing with Oxen! As if...

October 22, 2006
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Rob takes a moment to enjoy the surprisingly comfortable top of the mountain. The breeze was warmish, the grass soft and I was a bit tired….a good...

October 22, 2006
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A father-daughter moment. She thought he was sleeping, and learned that not all is as it appears! A nice Chinese-style Gazebo where you can sit and look...

October 22, 2006
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