Golden China Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taipei
August 10th, 2014. 5:20PM. Taipei, Taiwan.
Light refracts through the prisms
of a trillion strangers' eyes.
Someone disappears into
thick air. Someone’s feet
the yellow earth. The
still. The sea: apathetic
When you wonder if you are the first
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
August 4th, 2014. 7:50PM. Taipei, Taiwan.
The first moment of peace in a while, and one of the first nights since I left the States that I've even vaguely felt like writing. A part of me feels it's a pity that this summer is going undocumented. Maybe it's because this is my third time in East Asia, and daily things are seeming less and less worth taking photographs of or telling people about. Many of the things that used to interest me--like squat toilets, or skin ...
... I didn't think posting "Quiet" signs is the way the go.
We chose 6 books and went upstairs to get a library card. You can borrow 10 books for 30 days. I'm so glad I have an ID now. It really opens doors on so many more things in the city. We checked out using an automated system. Oh and my Easy Card is my library card! SO convenient. Every book has an RFID tag, which is the controversial short radio frequency ...