No potholes on the streets of Taipei


Photo of the freeway taken during the ride from the airport to Taipei.

Driving from the airport to Taipei City

At 2.00 p.m., there was no traffic on the freeway.

The freeways of Taipei are traffic-free at 2.00 p.m.

My first view of Taipei 101.

Taipei 101 as viewed from the freeway
Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is so tall — the only building of considerable height in the entire city — that it was visible from almost anywhere in the city. This photo was taken near the entrance of Din Tai Fung Restaurant.

Road signs and motorists

road sign
traffic light on an intersection of MinQuan East Road
scooter riding population of Taipei

Scooters are like a national mode of transportation in Taiwan — they actually outnumber cars by a ratio of 1:3.