Cats, Cabbages and Chiang Kai-Shek: Reflections on a week in Taipei, Taiwan

My affection for Taiwan developed slowly- and sadly, retrospectively- from the week we spent there last spring. At the time, the city was a glitzy, modern, homogenous experience, and for the first few days we couldn’t find a place to sit down and have a beer after a day’s walking. By looking through our photo gallery and recalling the long, languid days of wandering the streets and the underground train tunnels and discovering artistic little communities tucked behind the grand, wide  ...

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