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We are on the train returning from an exciting weekend in Hualien.  This trip has been one of the most beautiful experiences of my life.  The scenery reminded me of hiking on the Olympic Penninsula, but was about a thousand times more spacious and profound. Hualien is a town about three hours from Taipei and […]


These first three days at TAS have been a blur of art classes and brick hallways.  This school is truly a wonder.  I’ve never seen anything like it in the states, and I have a hard time believing  that many of the private schools in American are this diverse in curriculum and culture. My host […]


(Continued from my last post) Once we got settled back in our room we had some free time to have a nap…finally!  Carolyn and I weren’t sure we could sleep even though we were exhausted.  We unpacked and did some organizing of our things before taking a little nap.  Just in case we fell asleep […]