I cycled around the Lake and over the bridge to do some business in the 'city' but forgot to take my bike lock so had to return home. It's a glorious day and I sat down on a bank overlooking the lake and Black Mountain to watch a sail boat sit on the glass-like water. So peaceful - then all of a sudden, a lot of shouting and a dragon boat without the head speeds across my view - "C'mon you guys, this is where it hurts, BURN IT 1,2,3...10,9,8. Ten more - ready, go -,move - build up the agro." GRUNT, GRUNT. "Move. Stay with it. Make Power."
I'd rather ride my bike - though 20 years ago I was part of a foreigners' dragon boat team that beat the Taiwan Women's Physical Education Students on a murky river in Taipei. 12 km