The Taipei 101 Run Up isn’t a competitive race by any means, actually, it’s more like a fun vertical walk, but I wanted to make sure that I could clinch 2046 steps before the D-Day, so I had chosen the emergency staircase of the eight-floor Kaohsiung Main Library (KSML)高雄市立圖書館 as my training ground. (I recently wanted to walk the steps again, but the path is now barred from the public, the rooftop still still accessible though…)
I’d go in the evening, walk up to the roof top, walk down, and up again, repeatedly, until I reached the steps count. On the final ascent, I would linger above the city to cool down, and chill a bit. Continue reading Lovebirdswatching→
On the eve of Nepartak‘s landfall, the motivation wasn’t there to go stock up on food for the doomsday that news outlets hyped it up to be. Fortunately this time, Kaohsiung was on the safe side of the Central Mountain Range 中央山脈, a formidable barrier against the typhoon, and although it won’t stop Nature’s will to plow through, it’ll at least deflect her might.
There aren’t many sunflower fields in Taiwan, but the flower is now an integral part of the country’s history. Already two years now… how refreshing it was to witness this younger Taiwanese generation standing up for the future of their country. Continue reading 🌻 太陽花 Sunflower 🌻→
My attention drifts towards the impressionists coloring book, reviving nightmares of art class in middle school, and then locks in on the 1000 Dot-to-Dot book cover. Continue reading Follow the bookstores→