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 ...
... cool areas. We were planning to go for xiaolongbao (soup dumplings) for dinner, but it was too early and we were not hungry at all. We went back and hung out at our hostel for a couple hours before going to dinner. We went to the Dongmen area for dinner. There are tons of places to eat in this area! Dan ate like it was his last day ever eating!
It was pretty late after dinner and we started to head back ...
... walked to Zhongshan station and saw lots of groups dancing along the metro mall. The area hasn’t really changed since I was last here 5 years ago. When we arrived at the station, we stopped by to get haircuts. We tried getting a student discount, but they only accept Taiwan student cards =(. It wasn’t too expensive at full price and we had our hair shampooed several times. We had a late night dinner at the nangxia nightmarket next to our hostel ...
... got from there this night, and many others!
Sunday was just another normal training day, except for us finding out about our next and last assessed demo, but this also finished off any evening plans we might of had, as we then spent the rest of our time preparing for the demo. Monday also didn't have much to report on, we had our last peer assessed demo (which went really well!) and then a more relaxed day to help us get over the trauma! On our walk home we stopped at a ...
... corn chowder (which the kids didn't care for). This restaurant was a designed vendor when there was the International Flower Expo 2 years ago and my mom said that only really tasty vendors get chosen. I don't know if it's true but I do really like their gyoza.
There are 11-15 floors to the Taipei Main library, including an area just for kids to study. The children's collection was down in B1. It was a much ...