Travel Blogs from Xinbei
It was a very busy day in Taipei that began at 5am and is just ending now a couple of minutes before midnight. However, there's nothing better than a busy day to keep you from being jet-lagged!
Speaking of jet-lagged... I woke up this morning at 5am. Even though that is only a couple of hours after going to bed, there's no getting around …
After a wonderful week at home, I'm back in Asia for what promises to be a fantastic week in Taipei! I'm here to conduct the Shin-Siang Wind Ensemble in a concert next Wednesday night at the National Concert Hall. Rehearsals start tomorrow. While I'm here, I'm also teaching conducting to some of the wind conductors in Taipei, and I'm doing a …
We left New Orleans (after finding out our flight was canceled months ago). We had to fly to Atlanta so that we could get to Los Angela's on time. The Atlanta flight had crazy seat switchers and it was a bit of a circus. The flight from LA to Taipei, Taiwan was a long one and very warm. We are in Taipei waiting for our last flight of the day to Hanoi Vietnam. The airports here are very nice and mostly empty. We are all a little tired and ready to get our adventure ...
Going out with the students to SIMBA
Sandra almost having a heart attack because we were at the great wall
Singing karaoke with the CMU students
Sandra joking around about asking the governor to dance
Sandra making friends and talking to just about anyone
CY talking in Chinese to us because he was so tired
Riding in a crazy taxi with Jessica and Amanda
... own food in boiling broth, I got fish, the whole fish. It was really good and had traditional Chinese medicine in the broth, but I could not taste it. We had an early morning of travel the next day and had to leave at 6am Monday and with the time change we arrived back in Minneapolis 1pm Monday. Even though we flew to Tokyo and then to Minneapolis and all together probably spent almost 15 hours on a plane to get home.
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