King Shi 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
... MRT to go home. Marianne helped me stop by a beauty shop for me to get some things for Sharon and I ended up buying a lot of stuff for her (lots of freebies were included!). The lady at the store probably thought I was dumb since I didn't know anything about any of the products or the differences between them. Luckily Marianne was there to help explain things to me in detail.
-- Ryan L.
... on the agenda of 'things-to-do" was to get my SIM card for Taiwan. I went across the street, but the store was all sold out. They referred me to down the street but the next store was also sold out T.T. Luckily, there were two other telecom stores next door that had SIM cards available. I opted for a cheap $10 USD unlimited data plan for 5 days. This way I won’t have any trouble getting lost or finding cool new places to check out while on the move!
... that morning. I know this is still only one of my first posts, but I've forgotten whether I've mentioned about Potstickers and Dumplings! So I'm going to tell you anyway. We found this awesome little food place on our walk back from the HESS building, that sold all different kinds of dumplings at $5NT a dumpling! (10p!) and then also Potstickers, which are pretty much dumplings, that are in a tube not a ball, and have been lightly fried aswell. This place was AMAZING. Lovely ...
... I rode through canyons of colour, kaleidoscope billboards and laser shows projected onto skyscrapers. I rode, rode, rode, the cool spring evening air rushing across my unhelmeted head, smiling like a Cheshire cat because I was the coolest kid riding the coolest bike in the coolest city in the universe and you bloody well know it and there's nothing you can do about it.
Nobody wore a helmet. It's only in those two antipodean nanny states, Australia and ...