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Andrew and Michael’s Excellent Adventures in Miaoli

On Wednesday my friend Andrew and I headed out to Tunghsiao in Miaoli to take a look at one of the island’s few remaining Shinto temples from the Japanese period, and enjoy the views from atop Tiger Head Hill in Tunghsiao, where are historical marker commemorates a famous event in Japanese history (to go to [...]

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The Japanese Firebase

On Friday two I got together with two friends of mine for a trip up into the mountains of Miaoli to explore an old Japanese firebase on a promotory overlooking the Ta-an River.

The fun began with a trip to the Taichung HSR station, deliberately reminiscent of an airport, to pick up a friend from Taipei.

The [...]

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