Archive for February 2007

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Bizzarre Wrapper

Bizzarre Wrapper

Before the new year, I had a little pot luck in one of my classes. All of the kids brought in something to share with the others. One child brought some goldfish style crackers. They didn’t taste like goldfish, and the package is whack to say the least. In the first picture, the boys go […]

It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Here is the latest from our special guest writer Chienni. For more stories from her, check out Chienni McCullough’s Taiwan Storybook A Taiwanese family in Ping Dong To all the old ladies I’ve met in Taiwan: I admit it: I am a very bad mother. There, now will you all please leave me alone?! [ […]

More Vehicles

More Vehicles

Here are some more interesting street photos from the Tainan area. It is amazing what you can see being hauled around on bicycles, scooters, and improvised vehicles. Man hauling cardboard on his bike. Here is a guy with a dog in the basket and in the front area of a scooter. An overloaded scooter Hauling […]

Mystery Land

Mystery Land

My crew got back from the MysteryLand music festival yesterday. I was forced to leave a day early because of an eye infection, but it was a good two days and two nights spent camping up in a sweet location in the mountains of southern Taiwan. We met a lot of new friends and musicians, […]

Tobie Openshaw's Betelnut Girls Photo Exhibition

Tobie Openshaw’s Betelnut Girls Photo Exhibition

It opens on Saturday, Feb 24th at 2:30 at 396-1 Ren Ai Road, Taipei. Check out some of his collection of betelnut girl pictures. If just seeing some pictures isn’t good enough, there will be several betelnut girls in attendance. You can ask them any of the burning questions that you’ve been dying to ask […]

Taiwan Day Market Pictures

Taiwan Day Market Pictures

I have been on a tear lately, remembering to take my camera with me everywhere. Here are some pics I took of todays trip to the day market. You can check out all the pics, as well as some older pics on this page. The newer pictures are at the bottom. A couple of hanging […]

Beethoven and the Trash

Beethoven and the Trash

We have a new guest writer on board. Her first topic is that of the Taiwanese garbage truck. If you have a story you’d like to tell about any aspect of Taiwan, let us know and we’ll publish it here for you. Email us at therealtaiwan(at)gmail.com for more details. Check out some other stories about […]