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... until 2011 it had to be done as part of a tour group. Because of this, Taipei just doesn't seem that geared up for tourism. Maybe we never actually ended up in the main area, or maybe it's because everyone visiting Taiwan for a holiday just goes to a resort by the sea.
Anyway, we arrived in our nice little hotel. I was pretty psyched because it actually had a separate bathroom. I don't know if this is a trend that's been emerging in Europe too, but Asia is having ...
... and drinks table, oh, and a nice cream table, just to name a few. The food was delicious. Next stop was Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall. This was constructed to honour the former president of the Republic of China and to communicate a sense of peace to visitors. The gardens around the hall are very grand and you get a bit of a view from the top around the city. We then headed to a local handicraft market. Lots ...
... and there was no shouting or screaming.
Taipei's streets were very very busy but again, unlike Busan, rules were followed and order maintained. Mopeds were the main mode of transport and this seems to be a theme throughout the places we have visited so far. In Taipei, when the green man shows it IS safe to cross. Even the motorbikes stops which was quite a novel experience for us.
After visiting the temple, we were taken ...
... grape cocktails, roved night markets, eaten pigs blood, duck blood and tofu that smells like ass but tastes like a dream and every tropical fruit under the sun. Rice rolls, plum juice, volcano eggs in chilli sauce, nougat, beef and cilantro soups, cheese omelettes, BBQd corn - Taipei has everything and I am loving every minute of it.
Three days later - leaving ...
only downside about the place was that breakfast was a voucher for McDonalds.
Once putting our bags down we went to investigate the local
night markets. Indi was the centre of much attention and photography as usual.
Mark tried chicken hearts on a stick, Kat tried fish balls (balls made of fish)
and we were recommended to try local Taiwanese sausage but that wasn’t very nice
so we stayed away from those stands in future. We got Indi a corn on ...