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... area called Daan, where I live and that has top infrastructure.
Too more curious information:
- On Taoyuan airport a Jumbo jet parked at the gangway was lifted 50 cm off the ground by the wind
- The 900ton damper in Taipei 101, one of the world highest buildings moved the most ever for hours - up to one meter.
I was fortunate enough to be chosen as one of 2 foreign teachers to accompany a group of 26 students from Guangzhou to join with Beijing and Shenzhen students in a 6 day tour of Taiwan.
In total, we had 72 kids, and a bus for each city group. The kids were pretty good, but I did feel a bit sorry for other tourists sometimes when we rolled up with such a big group.
The first day ...
... for 16 hours. After we got our new flight taken care of I went and got some Asian soup from one of the airport restaurant. It was super good but I felt super self conscious because I didn't know how to use the eating utensils I was given. I sat across from a Taiwanese woman and she gave me some tips on how to eat there ...
... in the market, but they all tended to focus on full meals as opposed to little snacks. Whenever I did venture close to an inviting looking stall somebody would begin haranguing me which in turn scared me off. Eventually I gave up and hopped back on the subway in the direction of my hostel, grabbing a packet of crisps from the 7/11 along the way.
The young lads that wanted to converse at the night market had asked if I was in Taipei for the ...
... I seem to take a lot of pictures at temples when I get to them.....and I think they pretty much all look the same but I can’t stop!! It’s totally different when you are there with the people worshipping the gods or watching kids throwing a Frisbee afround. We then made our way to the hotel where we finally got to rest, lay down and go in our room’s hot tub! YES that’s right, every room had a hot tub....it. was. ...