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Serious seafood

As a midwesterner I’ve always been almost completely ignorant of seafood. I’ve had some decent Great Lakes fish and some good imported salmon, but the more exotic offerings like squid and snail at local places like Red Lobster have always … Continue reading

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Taiwan: Yehliu Geopark

After visiting Yangmingshan National Park, my wife and I continued our Taiwan vacation at Yehliu Geopark. Although there was much to see on this stretch of the northeastern coast, it’s best known for the fascinating rock formations that have been shaped by … Continue reading

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Taiwan: Yangmingshan National Park

My wife and I recently returned from a vacation to Taiwan. One of the high points was Yangmingshan National Park, located in the mountains northeast of Taipei. This region is undergoing collision and subduction of various island arcs and tectonic plates. … Continue reading

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