Zhongxi district

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#Taiwan Journal 5: Do these little trees know that?

by Shu Kuge

Zhongxi district — In Tainan, there were many buildings like this one, half-abandoned and its signs faded. Small trees were growing on the roof. Bird droppings must have carried the seeds. I took this snapshot to show t...

Travel, Architecture

#Taiwan Journal 4: Belief on Electronic Message Board

by Shu Kuge

Zhongxi district — Tainan, the old capital of Taiwan, has many old temples, but my expectation to find quaint and rustic temples met unexpected sights. Many local temples turned out to be tacky. I just couldn’t find any...

writing, Travel

#Taiwan Journal 3: In the Spirit of Jack

by Shu Kuge

Zhongxi district — I attended Santa Barbara City College in 1991 and was assigned to read Jack Kerouac’s “The Dharma Bums” and “On the Road” in Modern American Lit course. I read the first 20 pages of each book and fell...

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