Miramar Garden Taipei
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... and I can handle this job. Looking forward to my first payday (around February 5th). Otherwise I have proceeded as usual, a bit of karaoke, a bit of gym, a few dinners, seeing friends. Really liking the free Ubike to get around short distances. I have quickly adapted to the new work schedule of starting in the afternoon and finishing in the evening. It is still very busy and active when I finish work at 9pm, and ...
... no doubt it will be a shiny new shopping mall with Mcdonalds and KFC in a few years time.
Taiwan being a part of the pacific ring of fire is notorious for earthquakes and volcanoes and the benefit that comes with this is a large selection of natural hot springs. Just a short train ride from Taipei are the Beitou Hot Springs so we had to pop along and see what they were like. These small hot springs were filled with locals simmering in ...
... had the dishes names wrote in English under the Chinese symbols.
I plumped for a garlicy spaghetti with duck breast, whilst Alexandra stuck to spaghetti bolognese. It was delicious! We've heard plenty about how good the food is in Taipei, and this did nothing to dissuade us. My problem with being allergic to nuts is the main worry, and we've worked out that our pronunciation of the term "I'm allergic to nuts" seems to confuse the locals rather than help them, ...
... be fair this place is pretty big, relative to the other small towns along this line. The scenery along these towns are brilliant! Practically lying next to the river and sitting at the bottom of beautiful mountains and hills. The most memorable thing about this place? The stall selling sausages. The queue is amazingly long, but it was definitely worth the wait. The sausage was wrapped in a glutinous rice bread, like a hot dog. ...
... tourists. Even for the rest of Taipei, we (actually, minus Joseph and myself) were about the only large group of Caucasian tourists. Apparently, there are about 5000 Chinese tourists coming from mainland China daily. They stay for a maximum of 7 to 8 days before they chuff back home again.
Not much English is spoken in Taiwan at all, but as usual, the locals assume that Joseph and I can speak the lingo. We tell them “English ...