K Hotel Taipei II
Travel Blogs from Taipei
who curls their tongue when they speak
and who doesn’t. what thoughts
occupy the insides of our wet
language is keeping you in chains—what brand
of syllables crash relentless into the backs
of pearl teeth. which ocean
rages against emerald rock, foaming
Today we spent the day hanging out with my McGill buddy Marianne and her friend Jonny. He volunteered to show us around a few touristy spots in Taipei! The first place we went to see was Longshan temple. There were lots of people there because of the "ghost festival" that happens in July. There were lots of fruits, incense, and paper items that decorated the grounds.
We wandered around ...
... br> So Wednesday kind of revolved around training, we found out we were having our first assessed demo the next day, so the evening revolved around preparing for that. We did venture out with a couple of others in our group to find a laundromat, which we did somehow stumble across and got working to clean our gear. Whilst we were there aswell Alexandra popped off to get us some food, and came back with two boxes with little separate sections in of different foodstuffs...it ...
... luxury to wander around, from gate 1 to gate 80, for we were well ahead of schedule. Attached herewith is a picture of a gem: another aircraft of the Boeing family that I have always had a crush on, the Boeing 767-300, with the Oneworld livery on it. If I am not mistaken, I took approximately twenty pictures of it. I have never flown with JAL, nor ANA, to Narita—perhaps some day I will. We walked so much that my feet were beginning to ...
... br> Afterwards, we had a box lunch in the room. I traded some of my veggies for this other student's meat because she didn't like the meat and I didn't like the veggies.
After the closing ceremony, we had a break before taking a bus to the Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On the way there, we stopped at Freedom Square ( 自由广场) for a quick look and picture. At the Ministry of ...