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A Parade in Taipei

After my visit to Longshan Temple last Sunday, I wandered around the city. I figured there were other nearby temples and a riverfront park, which I couldn’t seem to find. As I wandered, I came across some sort of parade. I saw the dragon dance and plenty of firecrackers. There were some costumes that made …

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Mermaids on Parade

On Saturday, I headed out with my brother and others to the Coney Island Mermaid Parade. This marked the 30th anniversary of the event. Coincidentally, this year the Mermaid Parade was the same day as Dragon Boat Festival, but I didn’t see any mermaids in dragon boats. There were plenty of people dressed as who-knows-what; …

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