Tag Archives: Taiwan

Spring has Sprung @ Sanzhi 三芝!

Yes, the cherry blossom is finally out, the azaleas too, and the swallows are back and starting nest-building.  The local council has planted 17,000 cherry blossom trees around and about, and after a slow start, yes they’re out.  Even more … Continue reading

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Happy Children’s Day 兒童節 in Laomei Village 石門鄉老梅!

Laomei Elementary School 老梅國小 is in Shimen Township on Taiwan’s northern tip, and on a sunny day in spring and summer it’s beautiful.  The rest of the time, sadly it is not. The rain lashes down in buckets, the wind … Continue reading

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‘Silence’ 沈默 opens in Taiwan – must go, must see!

Harrowing, compelling, gruesome, powerful, emotional, brilliant ~ all these and more….. The movie ‘Silence’ 沈默 opened yesterday throughout Taiwan ~ definitely a Must-See ~ and all filmed in Taiwan, the scenery is superb – though recognizing familiar sites adds to … Continue reading

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Bringing in the New Year 2017 on Taiwan’s beautiful east coast @ 台東 Taitung!

Yes, Happy New Year 2017 from Taiwan’s beautiful east coast! After my visit to the Sisters of Mercy of the Holy Cross in Shangwu, Dawu Township, Taitung County on Friday, I stayed on in Taitung and was joined by good … Continue reading

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Yehliu Geopark ~ in the sun!

Yes, a rare sunny weekend, YIPPEE! Welcomed Lydia from the UK to visit Advent Church this morning and then to Yehliu Geopark this afternoon, not far from Jinshan ~ in beautiful sunshine!  Lydia even posed by one of the rocks … Continue reading

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Trailer of Hollywood movie ‘Silence’ shot in Taiwan released | Taiwan News

Coming soon ~ the new movie ‘Silence’, all filmed in Taiwan ~ and in the meantime, check out the trailer…. “The official trailer of Hollywood movie SILENCE was released on Wednesday, making many locations around Taiwan seen around the world. … Continue reading

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The Way of the Gods – Folk Religion in Taiwan – Taiwan Business TOPICS

Interesting article…. Beneath Taiwan’s modern façade are beliefs that stretch back for millennia. For insight into how people really think, you need to know about folk religion. Source: The Way of the Gods – Folk Religion in Taiwan – Taiwan … Continue reading

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