Biking around Tainan City last week, we happily stumbled upon the colorful, historical Chihkan Tower. Also known as Fort Provintia, Chihkan Tower was once a Dutch outpost. Then, it was destroyed by an earthquake, leaving behind a ghostly glimpse of a staircase in a hidden underground room. This cultural monument has intruiging remnants of aboriginal times and is a worthy short afternoon stop (it’s also supposedly gorgeous at night).
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.
Driving in Bali is pretty insane. There doesn’t seem to be any road rules except: go with the flow. And although everyone seems to be doing that just fine, for first timers like us it’s a bit daunting.