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 …
... no i didn't have a snakes blood drink. I almost did though. Still have time ;) stopped off for dinner. Had so many dishes. I am trying alot of new foods. Not saying i am liking them but i a, trying. Lol had stinky tofu(had 3 bites but no more lol) & conch. Couldn't touch squid on a stick lol. Finished up amd walked back to the mrt station and said goodbye to Andy. And headed home. Another long nut amazingly fabulous day. I love it here. Jodi ...
So todays adventures started with a drive though to what dad calls "old town sanxia" . Walked down to the area where the red brick buildings were. Lovely area. Cute little shops. Went into one with sold incense powder and wood carved products. Oh man the smell was amazing! At the back of the shop was a bowl with mini turtles in. Awwwwww! The looking out the back door was a ...
Wow what a day. Met sooooo many people and ate soooo much new food. Headed out (Only showers no heavy rains :) to yen and Ping's house . They have two girls, Fiona and Kimberly. Sat around for a while . More family came over for a visit.( Auan, davy and scott) fyi alot of Taiwanese have their birth names but also choose an anglo name too. Ie Kimberly's name is haiun Went out to lunch. Oh wow talk about great ...
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