Mar. 12th, 2011

jingning: (Simon and Nia)
[personal profile] jingning
Just wanted to leave a quick update in light of the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. The images from this disaster have really shocked us, especially since memories from our trip to Japan just two weeks ago are very fresh in our minds. While we weren't traveling in the areas that suffered the most damage from the quakes and tsunami, we cannot help but imagine the country in turmoil over its losses. Our hearts go out to Japan and all those affected by this tragedy.

Taiwan was put on the tsunami warning list shortly following the event, however, reports state that the East coast of Taiwan saw waves peaking at 50 cm, so we are very safe. While Taiwan made it out of the danger safely, there are many communities across the Pacific that are dealing with earthquake and tsunami damage, especially those in the Northeastern parts of Japan.

If you'd like to help the relief efforts through donation, please make sure to research the organizations you are interested in donating to beforehand, so as to not waste your contributions.


----------------------------------


Blog updates: We apologize for another long gap of silence. We have been spending our winter break from school like no other, reuniting with our good friend in Hsinchu (新竹市) and traveling by scooter all throughout the northeastern and eastern coast of Taiwan, followed up by a thirteen day side trip to Japan (which will be featured in a separate blog in due time; please bookmark and subscribe in the meantime). We'll be chronicling all of our adventures here within the next month and sorting through thousands of photos, videos, and thoughts so please bear with us.

In the mean time, please check out our Tumblr microblog for a glimpse at some pictures that didn't fit in anywhere else and some Taiwanese cultural tidbits.

As always, thank you for your support~!
感謝你的支持喔~!

-- Sara
何靜寧



Bookmark and Share

Profile

taiwanderland: Sara and Lara outside National Palace Museum (Default)
何靜寧 & 何靜嵐 --- Sara & Lara

Subscribe & Share

Bookmark us on Delicious!Submit us to Digg!Share us on Facebook!Find us on Flickr!Subscribe to our RSS feed!Share us on StumbleUponFollow us on Tumblr!Follow us on Twitter!

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner


Please Help Us Fund Our Adventures!

November 2011

S M T W T F S
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20 212223242526
27282930   

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Oct. 16th, 2017 10:09 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios