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With almost no experience abroad and a mediocre level of Mandarin, my first immersive abroad experience took place in Taiwan. Given the opportunity to serve as an English teacher, I was lucky enough to be able to teach in two locations, volunteer on an orphanage, and live temporarily with members of a most warm and friendly Taiwanese family. I want you, dear reader, to follow my journey into this beautiful country, learning and absorbing ...
... ice cream store which is a converted eye hospital from the pre WWII Japanese era was only 2 blocks from the bus station. It is also a very upscale Japanese style gift shop. The ice cream was great.
We bought fried dumplings and a combination dinner with grilled chicken, a fried egg, vegetables and rice for our late evening train ride to Hualien.
... traveled to Tibet during the Tang dynasty in 700 A.D. to bring back and translated Buddhist sacred texts. Even with the first boat, the hoard was already there. We continued to walk uphill to the main temple and left the crowd behind after 2 minutes. The next temple has a far better view, only about 10 people on the whole grounds and we got to ring the giant bell.
After some ...
... people of the island. They have their own customs, their own language, etc. They are frustrated by the fact they were shoved by the Chinese of the Han family who now form the majority in Taiwan. The parish priest is the only Taiwanese priest in the diocese and he has to compose with both realities. O e thing both communities have in common, they are anti Communists.
I return to Taipei tomorrow and I wish the weather will be more ...
... exquisite food - Lulu's birthday. Staff sang happy birthday and supplied printed photos! Fixed menu - 5 courses. Afterwards we went to Lulu's apartment building where the apartment community has access to all kinds of lifestyle rooms including a karaoke room. Here Lulu and Ming sang enthusiastically with support from Terri and Chris.
Then a shopping day where Terri took us to a Japanese department store but no joy. Then a street with little clothing shops where Chris ...