Na Shan Gu Spring Resort
Travel Blogs from Xinbei
who curls their tongue when they speak
and who doesn’t. what thoughts
occupy the insides of our wet
language is keeping you in chains—what brand
of syllables crash relentless into the backs
of pearl teeth. which ocean
rages against emerald rock, foaming
... MRT to go home. Marianne helped me stop by a beauty shop for me to get some things for Sharon and I ended up buying a lot of stuff for her (lots of freebies were included!). The lady at the store probably thought I was dumb since I didn't know anything about any of the products or the differences between them. Luckily Marianne was there to help explain things to me in detail.
-- Ryan L.
... be mine and Alexandra's 7 month anniversary, seeing as we hadn't seen each other on the 6th (or many previous to that!) we decided to try and mark it in a somewhat special way. Training went same way as usual, nothing special to report. But then after training we made the effort to take the MRT all the way over to Taipei 101! Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world not so long ago, now it's still third! So believe me, it was a big building! For people who know me well, ...
... friends with the guy who owns it so that is our excuse. However, Niomi and I were disgusted by the prices he was charging for the food and drinks. Also, what they call a bucket of chips couldn't be more of a joke. It's a handful, if that, tipped into a pathetic sized bucket padded out with heaps of napkins to make it look full. My scone was small enough for me to eat in one mouthful and the sausage roll looked like someone's leftovers. We were ...
... While it wasn't the tastiest stinky tofu I've ever had, I thought to myself as I wolfed down the coma-inducing tofu, this was worth the price of the plane ticket alone. We found ourselves wanting another large order of tofu, but convinced ourselves to scuffle off to another street vendor, where we picked up some breaded shredded beef and other assortments of goodies, in which we scarfed down in the Starbucks ...