Renegade Writings

The collected writings of a Renegade Tourist


April 2012

Volvo Torslanda 4:51 pm

The bus is far less crowded than expected, only one or two people are standing up, despite this being one of the smaller busses on this line. Outside the air is crisp, bordering on chilly with a cold sun illuminating… Continue Reading →

Ming sheng road, 1:00 pm

Doors and windows are slightly rounded, as if seen through a fish eye lens. Straight lines are scewed and the whole world sort of wobbles as I walk, a wave traversing through asphalt, concrete, glass and steel with every movement… Continue Reading →

Cihu memorial sculpture park 2:53 pm

Camera in hand I’m trying to portray this bizarre place but I keep failing. I either stand too far away which makes the statues look small and insignificant, or get too close so you cannot see the big picture. Then… Continue Reading →

A few notes on the east coast ride

I’ve compiled a couple of notes I made on my map to summarize the trip. Anyone interested can check out the pictures below:

End of the road

From Hualien to our goal in Yilan it was only a day of driving. We could easily have gone to Taroko gorge, arguably one of the most beautiful parts of the entire island with its rivers sheer cliff faces. However,… Continue Reading →

Busy day on the road

We’ve done so many things today it’s hard to summarize it all without missing anything. From Taidong we drove to Hualien, a distance of some 160 kilometers which should take no more than three hours or so. However, it took… Continue Reading →

To the east coast.

Today started with a short visit to a nearby lagoon that was said to be worth while. Since many of the attractions were closed down for repair there was not as much to see as I hoped. We did however… Continue Reading →

New land travel adventures on Taiwan’s east coast

For a while now, me and my girlfriend have been planning a small adventure and today, having landed in Taiwan just yesterday, we finally got on the way. The plan is simple: drive my scooter from the south of the… Continue Reading →

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