Monthly Archives: December 2012

More Taiwanese Treats

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!  Spotted on a tree in a tiny grove on my way to Vipassana.  $100 to anyone who can identify this bad boy by the end of the post! Nothing beats a papaya break on a hot day.  I’m now … Continue reading

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"Huandao" Complete

In which  I ride up Taiwan’s west coast, finish my circle of the island, and take my vagabonding to new heights…or perhaps new lows. After Vipassanna the Fourth (which blew my mind, but is proving rather tough to write about), … Continue reading

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I’m on TV, I’m on TV!

While I was spending ten days in Noble Silence, my virtual doppelganger – ie a bunch of electrons arranged to look and act like me* – was chattering away about the last four months of its (my?) life.  What the hell am … Continue reading

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Buffet Mania

Having traveled, lived, and eaten in so many places, it’s just about impossible for me to avoid the question, “what’s the best place to be a vegetarian?”  Sometimes other people ask me, sometimes I ask myself.  Before I was a … Continue reading

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On the Road Again, Again

(In which I take a break from being a mooch and return to life on The Bike.) After about ten days of quality time with Tanya and Luke – most of it spent either eating or talking about where to … Continue reading

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