TripAdvisor Reviews Kyoto Hotel Taipei
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... Everyone else’s eyeballs
still rolling around in the sockets
lazy, still contemplating wallpaper. And
The first one in dreams, the first one
intoxicated. All those pixels around you
still pretending to be people. What you
want is to write them all down. Hold
them each still until you paint the ...
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 ...
... walked to Zhongshan station and saw lots of groups dancing along the metro mall. The area hasn’t really changed since I was last here 5 years ago. When we arrived at the station, we stopped by to get haircuts. We tried getting a student discount, but they only accept Taiwan student cards =(. It wasn’t too expensive at full price and we had our hair shampooed several times. We had a late night dinner at the nangxia nightmarket next to our hostel ...
... got from there this night, and many others!
Sunday was just another normal training day, except for us finding out about our next and last assessed demo, but this also finished off any evening plans we might of had, as we then spent the rest of our time preparing for the demo. Monday also didn't have much to report on, we had our last peer assessed demo (which went really well!) and then a more relaxed day to help us get over the trauma! On our walk home we stopped at a ...
... where adults aren't allowed to judge for themselves. I am well aware of the safety benefits of helmets and I probably would have worn one if one was provided, as I did at the bike hire shop near Taroko Gorge yesterday. But one wasn't handy so I made a judgment call and decided to ride, ride, ride. And guess what, I didn't end up in a brain injury ward because I rode carefully, at a safe speed, never insisting on my right of way in motor traffic and giving pedestrians ...