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A SCUBA Dive Gone Wrong – Lessons on Self-Sufficiency, Unsafe Divers and the “Insta-Buddy”

I am a SCUBA diver with moderate experience. The following is an account of a dive gone wrong and how I responded in a near-emergency that prevented a true crisis. Wanting to contribute to environmental conservation, I joined a group … Continue reading

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Wreck Diving Subic Bay, Philippines

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The People I Look Up To 我的人生榜樣

The following are people whom I admire and look up to for inspiration and positive examples for living my life.  Not in any particular order. Why I Admire Steve Jobs: Steve’s strength and perseverance in overcoming the many setbacks and … Continue reading

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Home on the Island – Taipei (Part 1) 島上家園 - 台北市 (第一部)

Food, fun, culture, and convenience… this is Taipei! Good Food! A video I made back in 2009 about delicious Taipei night market food. The Cityscape Developed without much central-planning and lacking an organized, grid-like street structure typical of North American cities, … Continue reading

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What Time? It’s Dunhuang 趕時間嗎?這裡是敦煌

A video of the trip. A Timeless Quality 超越時空 Dunhuang’s charm and importance seems to last through the ages.  The city has been an important strategic outpost of ancient China, located at the entrance of the narrow Gansu corridor leading … Continue reading

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Silk Road Oasis – Kashgar (Part 2)

Kashgar.. Exotic and Eclectic (Continued from Part 1) Exotic and eclectic, 2 fitting words to describe Kashgar.  Eclectic in the way that it is divided into modern, rapidly developing zones and enclaves of old buildings dating to several centuries ago. … Continue reading

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A Tibet Outside Tibet (Part 2)

Xiahe’s Ambiance (Continued from Part 1) Xiahe, a small town of about 60,000 has a laid-back, relaxed pace of life that is a refreshing change from the busy urban lifestyle of Taipei as I’ve known.  The 7 nights I stayed in … Continue reading

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