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Random Encounters: Park Fountain

This is the last one from Beitou park, I promise. Well, at least until the next time my wife wants to head to Beitou for a hot springs bath. This time the encounter doesn’t revolve around people but instead a single feature of the park: a fountain. Fountains make both a great center of attention for people to watch and background to photograph those watching people against.


Random Encounters: Chinese Go Match

Like many urban parks in the US, many city parks in Taiwan serve as a gathering place for neighborhood residents to play board games. In many cases this means Chinese Go. I guess the best “Western” comparison to Go would be to Orthello…Orthello is like a “special needs” version of Go

Streets Saturday for Week 4: Songshan Cultural Creative Park

A couple weeks ago I went to the Dinosaurs Dream Park, an event being held within the Songshan Cultural & Creative Park. It was great fun for the kids and i highly recommend a visit before it goes away…which will be in just a couple more days…so you’d better hurry.

In the meantime, these are the photos I took at the park, outside of the event.