Alishan, April 12 - 13, 2010. Click pic for album

Taroko to Kending

Taroko Gorge to Kending, Feb 14 - 19, 2010.

Northern Cross Island Highway

Northern Cross Island Highway, May 19 - 21, 2008. Click pic for album
29th December, 2008

The Pinglin loop with a twist

101 from the top of the 106

Still chasing our 2,000km for the year, we did another ride to Pinglin, yesterday, this time together with Ho Yi, Xiao Yi, Peggy and her bf. We met at Muzha Zoo as always and made it past Huafan Uni and down to Pinglin in one piece, despite […]

27th December, 2008


At the top of the road before going down to Pinglin past all the Buddhist statues that offer protection along the dangerous, winding road

It’s been a slow biking autumn, so now we find ourselves scrambling to break through 2,000km for the year, basically because that was a minimum goal. We therefore decided to […]

24th December, 2008

Merry Christmas!

It’s two minutes past eight on Dec. 24 and the Taipei Times VP comes bringing oranges and wishing me a Merry Christmas. I suddenly realize that it’s Christmas Eve, the day Christmas is celebrated in the heathen parts of Northern Europe where I am from. Luckily, a friend is having the soft opening at his […]

22nd December, 2008

A coffee at Helen’s at Xiaogetou

We missed last Sunday because it was raining when we woke up, and then we almost missed this Sunday, too, because Norman and Alice were over Saturday evening and when I came home from the paper, the wine and the cheese and the salami had somehow made its way onto the table. So we […]

13th December, 2008

Saturday morning

Street hockey, or floorball on concrete…

…below Taipei 101 on Saturdays is also fun.

Here’s hoping that the weather will stay good tomorow and the first few days of next week. Yesterday, the Central Weather Bureau said the sun would stick around until Thursday, but today they are promising rain, rain and rain […]