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As you might know, Jill and I have finally been able to catch our breaths from our travels. Being in the little-big city of Tainan for a month, it has been nice to just walk around and soak in everything.
One thing that has pleasantly surprised us is the beautiful flowers that surround the area. If the Olympics had gardening as a sport, Taiwan would be a serious contender.
So in the spirit of Valentine’s Day and the misery that can be winter, we’ve picked a few of our favorite flowers just for you!
Continue reading Are you ready for your close-up? (Photo walk)
Startled awake by a rattling window, I open my eyes to see darkness. The bangs shatter out again and, this time, I hear deafening gun shots.
I vault out from the comforter, gracefully slamming my knee into the wall in the process. It must be, like, four am, I think, grabbing my knee with one hand and rubbing my eye with the other. Not cool, gun wielders.
Wait. Gun shots? In Tainan? At 4 am? Okay, the 4 am part makes sense. That’s when I see it: a flash explode into the dark night. Suddenly, I realize it wasn’t gun shots that woke me; it was fireworks!
Continue reading Looking Into the Future With Our Blog
It’s refreshing to take a step back from the computer and just step outside. Sometimes the best inspiration comes in the simplest forms, like a dandelion growing out of a sidewalk crack. For me, this week, it was textures. Here’s what I found while walking near the Confucius Temple in Tainan this week.
Continue reading Texture photo walk through Tainan
The lil’ pipsqueaks taking a break on artsy benches at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan.
We’re still in the holiday spirit over here at the Road To Here Blog. So here’s a Cheers! to 2013 with this short film on Christmas in Taipei followed by our ode to 2013 in photographs:
A review of 2013 in photographs below.
Continue reading Here’s to looking at you, 2013.