Travel Blogs from Taipei
We left New Orleans (after finding out our flight was canceled months ago). We had to fly to Atlanta so that we could get to Los Angela's on time. The Atlanta flight had crazy seat switchers and it was a bit of a circus. The flight from LA to Taipei, Taiwan was a long one and very warm. We are in Taipei waiting for our last flight of the day to Hanoi Vietnam. The airports here are very nice and mostly empty. We are all a little tired and ready to get our adventure ...
Going out with the students to SIMBA
Sandra almost having a heart attack because we were at the great wall
Singing karaoke with the CMU students
Sandra joking around about asking the governor to dance
Sandra making friends and talking to just about anyone
CY talking in Chinese to us because he was so tired
Riding in a crazy taxi with Jessica and Amanda
... own food in boiling broth, I got fish, the whole fish. It was really good and had traditional Chinese medicine in the broth, but I could not taste it. We had an early morning of travel the next day and had to leave at 6am Monday and with the time change we arrived back in Minneapolis 1pm Monday. Even though we flew to Tokyo and then to Minneapolis and all together probably spent almost 15 hours on a plane to get home.
I cannot believe it is already our last day in Taiwan, how fast has that gone!? I'm really sad, I feel there is so much more to see and do. I have to come back and see the South, I've been told it's completely different and very beautiful. The most important thing today was that it was Niomi's birthday! So it was a doubly important day: our final 24 hours in the amazing Taiwan and the 20th celebration of one of the best people on this earth. It was the perfect morning for it, we ...
... by the door were too impressed with us dripping on the floors as we walked in. Luckily, we can’t understand Mandarin but you can certainly understand the tone in which it was said.
So, another day gone and I’d say goodnight now. It’s only 8.30pm local time but 9.30am Tokyo time. I’ve been up since 5am, Joseph is snoring away and I have been surviving on less than 6 hours broken sleep per night since we left Sydney.