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First Visit to Taiwan

In Travel, Asia, Taiwan by tony2 Comments

Featured Image: Taiwan birding in rice fields near Beitou Taipei, on the opposite side of Beitou MRT Station from the hot springs and the mountains.   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  21 May 2024 A First Visit to Taiwan by an Ignorant Foreigner Main Points First Impressions Drums of war Earthquakes My Background knowledge of Taiwan Physical description and population …

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Kashgar Sunday Market

In Travel, China by tony5 Comments

Featured image: Cart Parking, Kashgar Sunday Market 1995    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  4 November 2018 Kashgar Sunday Market 1995 Preamble I’d always wanted to ascend the Karakorum Highway (KKH) to Hunza and to China ever since I’d first heard of the KKH from books, and in relation to the Great Game and Sir Francis Younghusband. I’ve only touched …