12/5/2019 Yi Lan

On this day, my dad’s college buddy picked us up for a day trip to Yi Lan (宜蘭)county. Like Rao He night market, I hadn’t been here since I was 12, when my uncle (Val’s dad) took us on a trip to a children’s festival there. It was a rainy day, and we started off … More 12/5/2019 Yi Lan

Ying Ge 12/2/2019

We’d given up on the cemetery by this point, but set out on the same path to make our way to San Ying Art Village and Ying Ge Old Street(鶯歌老街). After a long walk in the drizzle, punctuated by walking paths that ended randomly due to construction or bad directions from Google Maps, we discovered … More Ying Ge 12/2/2019

Ensenada 8/11/2019

On Saturday morning, we drove down to La Bufadora, “The Blowhole.” Because Vale had been spending significant time sitting in her car seat since our trip began, we decided to stop at a little playground about half way to the blowhole, and let her get some energy out. The playground appeared quite modern and adequate … More Ensenada 8/11/2019