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Travel Blogs from Taoyuan
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 ...
... br> -Morgan
The Great Wall
Everything with Green Tea
Seeing the Great Wall
Meeting the SD Governor
Having a dance party with the Taiwanese CMU students
... I had on the whole trip-in the rain. Thankfully I had my umbrella, but the other students didn't, so they bought these hilarious disposable rain coats, which were bright yellow. For dinner that evening two of the students made a trip to Taipei and we met them and one of the girl's mom at a traditional Taiwanese restaurant. It was really good and I even tried octopus! Later they took us to the top of Taipei 101 to ...
... of my life, fingers xxx. Okay, back to the trip. We landed at the Taoyuan International Airport at 1 pm, meaning the flight departed at 8:30 am, meaning that we have to check in by 7:30 am, meaning that I have to leave home by 6:30 am. Meaning, half day wasted just for traveling to a nearby place like Taipei. Flight was ok, no complaint. ...
... with a timer to show our speed. Now get this: we traveled from the 1st-floor to the 89th-floor in ONLY 26-SECONDS (that is NOT a typo)! The ride was smooth, quiet, and quick! On the 89th-floor, we were able to walk around and view the city from large windows on all four sides of the building. The city expanded in all directions as far as the eye could see. It was quite a sight! The observatory also contained lots ...