Taichung – in Taiwan

I visited Taiwan and I had a weekend to spend. I went around in local market, one two local temples, cable car and a huge flower show.
The city we visited was Taichung. Two hours from Taipei.
The city is  a neat, clean, disciplined traffic. Number of vehicles are no less. No one jumped the traffic. No visible police on the street. No vehicle stopped on pedestrian mark. No vehicle crossed over the road divider the yellow line. I really wondered. City is not known to be well developed city. I changed my opinion though.
Look at the way we are in Delhi or most of our cities. Ok agreed – we have more vehicles on the road and just not vehicles – the buffalo, the rikshaw, bicycle, cats and dogs and men, women and children.
                                     
PC : Internet
But i feel quite strongly that if we simply follow the traffic rules we can be better, a lot better.
We went to a local market, traditional local, a narrow lane, small shops, eating places on the side. Kind of chandni chowk or palika bazar of Delhi. But the place was neat clean, no rubbish on the street. Except cigarette butts. A disciplined responsible citizens make it all happen. One more thing – it was Election time there. There were bill boards in many places but not out of sync of the cities aesthetics nor looked ugly.
City is known for glass industry. A local craftsman blowing the glass in a traditional way to make beautiful articles.
People like to eat outside and lot of seafood and meat. Take a glance at the Octopus here.
Swachh Bharat – when ?

Published by wander through lens

An avid trekker, traveller, who finally freed himself from a corporate cobweb. Loves lush green, snowy mountains, blue sky and crystal water.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Kevin Standage

An Indian travel photography blog

The Art of Blogging

For bloggers who aspire to inspire

The Shooting Star

Just a girl who travels.

FootLoose Dev

Tips on how to solo-travel around the world!

ಮಿಂಚು

capture the moments

Stray thoughts.....

capture the moments

%d bloggers like this: