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The Queen of the Curve

March 2018 – New Taipei City Dame Zaha Hadid is probably the least known celebrated architect. Both an Iraqi and British citizen she became the first woman to win one … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

An Abandoned Water Park

January 2018 – somewhere near Taipei There was still toilet paper in the bathrooms. It had been three years since the waterpark had closed down but there was still toilet … Continue reading

January 28, 2018 · 3 Comments

High Security Patrols – Arrested?

October 2017 It’s not unusual to see a small battalion of police walking up the street. Usually there are six or seven in single file each armed with something. The … Continue reading

November 28, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Short Taxi Ride

October 2017 My hotel is only 2.5 km from the airport. I had planned to walk. My plane should have landed at 6pm but it was more like 10:30 after … Continue reading

November 24, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Performance of a Lifetime

October 2017 Live performances are legendary in China. The cast often runs into the hundreds and the budget the millions all done in custom built performance halls far out of … Continue reading

November 21, 2017 · 1 Comment

Flammable Water – Kyrgyzstan- October 2017

The earth holds some pretty strange secrets and this one ranked up there. From deep underground sprang a spring which bubbles up to the surface like champagne. It’s tiny bubbles … Continue reading

October 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Salt of the Earth -Chin Tuz Sanitarium – Kyrgyzstan- October 2017 

The white hill was an anomaly among the forest covered mountains we had seen. The grasses and plants were going brown with the coming autumn but nothing grew on the … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · 1 Comment

Pamir Highway – September 2017

 “There are a bunch of weird stones up on the next tier,” said one and another added “they seem to be in lines and are all sorts of strange colours.” … Continue reading

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City of White – Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – September 2017

According to one guide book, only the insane or deeply unfortunate end up in Ashgabat in July or August. The calendar had just flipped over to September and it was … Continue reading

October 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Daniel – the World’s Tallest Dead Man – Samarkand – Uzbekistan September 2017

Saint Daniel was reportedly laid to rest in Samarkand in a gigantic coffin which is now 18 meters long and much wider and higher than usual. Local lore states he … Continue reading

September 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

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