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Razor wire defeat

17 March 2017

Taiwan-Kaohsiung-Monkeys-Temple-Beach - Razor wire defeat

Kaohsiung has a city mountain. It is called either longevity mountain, or monkey mountain. Whilst as you will see monkey mountain is apt, I think ....

Lost in the swamp at night

15 March 2017

Taiwan-Taitung-Beach-Food-Beef - Lost in the swamp at night

This afternoon I was back a bit earlier than normal from my Museum run, so I decided to head out earlier for dinner, via a tour of the swamp near ....

Rocky start

14 March 2017

Taiwan-Taitung-Beach-Xiaoyeliu - Rocky start

Before anything else, today I caused a breakfast incident. My hotel includes breakfast, they generally do in Taiwan, and since it seemed to be a r....

Cement factory rubbish dump beach

11 March 2017

Taiwan-Hualien-Beach-Chisingtan-Cake - Cement factory rubbish dump beach

Today I walked along the beach to the next town over, Qixingtan, formerly Chishingtan. Cheetsingtchan is famous for its view of the beach with the....

Sand castle

24 November 2015

Japan-Fukuoka-Park-Castle-Beach - Sand castle

It was looking particularly grey, and damp, so hanging around the city was the order of the day. I decided to head west, after scrolling google ma....

Pirate cove

15 March 2015

Korea-Busan-Beach-Songdo - Pirate cove

As I type this I am doing my washing and watching the grand prix, which has about 3 cars going around at half pace waiting to blow up. Because of ....

Both beaches

13 March 2015

Korea-Busan-Beach-Haeundae - Both beaches

It was a bit cloudy, hazy and polluted today, so as a special treat, no mountain! I am already wishing however that I did a mountain. Instead I we....

Trains and temples

27 October 2012

Japan-Kamakura-Beach-Shrine-Enoshima - Trains and temples

Today I took a full day trip which took in 3 different cities linked by a tram in Kanagawa prefecture. Fujiwara - a relatively large modern city E....

Repulse Bay...yes

5 September 2011

Hong Kong-Repulse Bay-Beach - Repulse Bay...yes

After a lengthy walk (not really, and I was never really that lost, but I like to exaggerate), I found the train, and caught it back to a differen....

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