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Taiphoon Soudelor has been the strongest storm to hit the island in the last few years. It covered the whole island, made landfall on the East coast between Hualien and Yilan, where damage is and will be highest, as reports are slowly trickling in as the hours pass. On the island over the mountains the storm made a southern turn to move ...
... to put in the cover! Too bad I didn't have room for the beautiful quilt my aunt made me.. It would of matched beautifully.
Well, on a bit of a scarier note.. There is a Super Typhoon headed straight for Taiwan! Not quit sure why they call it SUPER, maybe because of it's strength but I don't like the sounds of it! I am hoping it will be like the last one and miss us but by all the forecasts, I don't think we will be that lucky! ...
... about getting to Taipei and settling in, assign rooms, and setting the scene for the coming week.
We had a very full schedule of events, and the days started at 7 am.
On Day 2 we went to the Presidential Palace and Taiwan University before lunch, followed by Sun Yet San Memorial for the changing of the guard, and a visit to Taipei 101 to look out over the city.
It was ...
... Taiwan loves having night markets... they're markets that only open up at night and sell goods cheaply. It was so cool to just walk around. Also found a Buddhist (I think) temple there that I didn't have to pay to get into. Their temples are very elaborate... I now think Christian churches just look plain in boring. I also saw a Christian church... first time I seen one of those since being in the PRC (mainland China). And that was pretty much the end of day one.
Day two ...
... through detail (sorry, I'm lazy).
For lunch, we ate at a small (but very neat and clean) restaurant. My uncle ordered the Taiwanese beef noodle soup for me and my mum; you can see the photo of it below. After awhile, we went to Taipei Main Station at around 12:30 PM, where we met up with Rachel. My dad and uncle spoke to her a bit in Mandarin, then my sisters, Rachel and I; and my parents and my uncle went our separate ways. Like everyone who meets my parents for the ...