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Taroko: Asia’s Seventh Natural Wonder
By Bridget Di Certo | Published 2013/10/04

The suspension bridge swings dramatically to the left across a wide, shallow river. To the right, a vivid and ornately decorated red gate marks the entrance to Taroko Gorge National Park – one of the seven natural wonders of Asia. As soon as you round the first bend into Swallow’s Grotto you know why. Covering […]

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A Yoga Less Ordinary
By Bridget Di Certo | Published 2013/09/26

A Review of Taipei Hatha Bikram Yoga Classes by Bridget Di Certo The prospect of packing into a crowded room heated to about 40 degrees Celsius and twisting your body into a series of contortions worthy of Cirque du Soleil for 90 minutes while sweat pours down your body, your heart rate soars and you […]

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Catwalk for Cat Walks
By Bridget Di Certo | Published 2013/06/18

A plump, tortoiseshell cat lounges in a shaft of sunlight where she is patted, prodded and all round mollycoddled by tourist after tourist. Her indifference to adoration is one cultivated by excess attention. After all, she is the reason tens of thousands of tourists a year come to Houtong (猴硐), Taiwan.

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