Howard Lake Resort Shihmen Dam
Travel Blogs from Taoyuan
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
... grounds for a short hour before leaving. It was roasting hot outside, so we took the MRT to another location. We walked around an area that was rebuilt as a touristy historical ground to show what old Taiwan homes used to look like. There were lots of unique art exhibits using recycled materials around and educational videos playing in some of the buildings. We spent a good while walking around until we could ...
... Teacher) going to Tainan! There was another couple who are going to Kaohsiung which is a city right next door to us, so she is in charge of all of us. We signed various contracts and discussed and talked about the area we were moving to and the branches we'd be working at, then enjoyed chatting to everyone. Graduation ensued, the trainers gave a few speeches, then handed out some awards, mainly funny ones! Then we all left in various small groups to prepare for this ...
... box of my own :)
Although I didn't get to go to Taipei, per se, I stayed in Taoyuan for the night. 7/11 everywhere. Literally a block or two away from each other. I believe Taipei itself has the most convenient stores per square footage and it's apparent when you arrive! I was in a suburb of Taipei and was able to enjoy the delectable items the country had to ...
... a few temper tantrums about having to queue up to buy ****, we gave up and left. Found a smart café five floors up overlooking my favourite building in Taipei and serving good quality French wine, which cost the same as just two nights hotel accommodation. But we thought sod it, we deserve a treat and we managed to control ourselves and just had one bottle.
Tomorrow we are off to southern Taiwan - we are not quite sure where to go yet but will ...