Jianshi Park.

Jianshi Park (劍獅公園), Anping, Tainan, Taiwan — visited 16th May 2015. As promised yesterday, more on Sword Lions! ^^ Each home in Anping used to have a unique Sword Lion emblem above their door for protection. The two lines above read, "The mascot of Anping that wards off evil spirits. Taiwan's historical God of Protection." There's… Continue reading Jianshi Park.

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Sword-lion Robots in Anping.

Sword-lion (劍獅) robots at a park in Anping, Tainan, Taiwan — visited 16th May 2015. Was just exploring the area randomly on a bike and stumbled upon these cool robots themed after the 5 elements standing around in a random park. ^^ I'd think there's a high probability they aren't there anymore though. Anyway, more on Sword-lions… Continue reading Sword-lion Robots in Anping.

Jinguashi Shinto Shrine.

Jinguashi Shinto Shrine (金瓜石神社), in the Gold Ecological Park (黃金博物園區), Ruifang, New Taipei City, Taiwan — visited 26th May 2015. Was initially deliberating whether or not to make a trip to this park since I've visited a couple of times. Decided to drop by anyway since I wanted to go see the Golden Waterfall (黃金瀑布) and… Continue reading Jinguashi Shinto Shrine.

Golden Waterfall.

Golden Waterfall (黃金瀑布), Ruifang, New Taipei City, Taiwan — visited 26th May 2015. So yesterday I said that the Shirahige Waterfall was the easiest-to-get-to waterfall I've visited so far. I forgot about this one, with a bus stop right in front of it. I didn't take the bus there nor back though, which was probably… Continue reading Golden Waterfall.

Painted Animation Lane.

Painted Animation Lane (動漫彩繪巷), Taichung, Taiwan — visited 12th May 2015.   Murals of anime and games, and not difficult to get to, I just had to drop by~ ^^ . Pleasant surprise spotting the felynes from Monster Hunter! Of course we'd find a few of our pokemon friends~ and a bonus Sakuragi from Slam… Continue reading Painted Animation Lane.