Travel Blogs from Taipei
My Taipei trip was superb ...... the city is packed with lots of character. Never thought Taipei could be so fun, so interesting ! Just look at the photos. The places we visited were amazing. I really love Taipei and no doubt I will make my way back again real soon !
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
... room to see the night view. The building is supposed to be shaped like a bamboo stalk, with its ridges, and they told us it was mostly just a mall, but I am sure there are also offices too. It was great and they gave you a telephone device that told you what you were looking at from each window view. The building also had what they called a damper, a huge ball that kept the building steady if there were lets say ...
... from chickens feet to a brand new shining stainless steel cutlery set. We weaved our way through the market enjoying the smells of the fresh fruit mixed with the spicy aromas of the hot stands and tasting things a long the way. Judging by the prices and the people there I think it was a local market open only at the weekend for people to stock up on supplies for the next week. I'm glad we stumbled upon it because I saw some new things I haven't seen anywhere else in Asia. Out ...