So which part did I get wrong again? I find no glamour in the underbelly, nor romance in honor among thieves. But, kudo’s to you for going out and seeing the, “real China”, that is out there and I am glad that you can still see the humanity through all the grit.
Spend some more time in Taiwan and you’ll realize you're a bit off base interms of the environment/pollution. Either that or you've been watching too much CCTV.