Dandy Hotel - Tianjin Branch
Travel Blogs from Taipei
... Everyone else’s eyeballs
still rolling around in the sockets
lazy, still contemplating wallpaper. And
The first one in dreams, the first one
intoxicated. All those pixels around you
still pretending to be people. What you
want is to write them all down. Hold
them each still until you paint the ...
... the heat anymore (even with AC breaks in some of the buildings).
Our next stop was to Ximen station. There is a market just outside the station and we walked around. It was still quite hot outside so we went to eat iced desserts. The place was pretty packed, but the dessert was quite nice. It was the perfect afternoon snack for a blistering hot day!
We walked around some more and were shown a ...
... br> So Wednesday kind of revolved around training, we found out we were having our first assessed demo the next day, so the evening revolved around preparing for that. We did venture out with a couple of others in our group to find a laundromat, which we did somehow stumble across and got working to clean our gear. Whilst we were there aswell Alexandra popped off to get us some food, and came back with two boxes with little separate sections in of different foodstuffs...it ...
... similar to what they put into the Taiwanese pearl tea drinks you find at home) into it as well as some ice to cool it off. It wasn’t too bad but not what I was used to. Normally, we just have the red bean soup and nothing else with it. More wandering around and Owen had stopped by this small shop selling what looked to be fat white sticks. Those things turned out to be mushrooms. Takako called it oyster mushrooms but they didn’t look ...
... Fireworks: almost every night in the small streets a long ceremony with hand carried arcs of Noah, almost running over the firecrackers, everywhere in town.
And then its time to continue to our anticipated highlight of our journey, Japan!. We have a full day of traveling with a flight Taipei - Tokyo, a connecting flight to Sapporo (with 1h:15 minutes in between, making us run through customs to make it in time) and a 2 ½ hour bus ride to snowy Niseko!