Taipei’s closest and subsequently most popular beach, Fulong, (possibly short for ‘FUcking LONG way from Taipei’) is supposedly busy on the best of days. Last weekend, well, it was ridiculous.

The reason being that our visit coincided with a music festival featuring none other than Taiwan’s Super-Mega-Stars 五月天 aka Mayday.

We managed to find, within the crowds, space enough, not to sit, but to rest our bags, so that we could wallow in the shallows.

There wasn’t a lot of space in the water either.