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August 10th, 2014. 5:20PM. Taipei, Taiwan.
Light refracts through the prisms
of a trillion strangers' eyes.
Someone disappears into
thick air. Someone’s feet
the yellow earth. The
still. The sea: apathetic
When you wonder if you are the first
... grounds for a short hour before leaving. It was roasting hot outside, so we took the MRT to another location. We walked around an area that was rebuilt as a touristy historical ground to show what old Taiwan homes used to look like. There were lots of unique art exhibits using recycled materials around and educational videos playing in some of the buildings. We spent a good while walking around until we could ...
... that morning. I know this is still only one of my first posts, but I've forgotten whether I've mentioned about Potstickers and Dumplings! So I'm going to tell you anyway. We found this awesome little food place on our walk back from the HESS building, that sold all different kinds of dumplings at $5NT a dumpling! (10p!) and then also Potstickers, which are pretty much dumplings, that are in a tube not a ball, and have been lightly fried aswell. This place was AMAZING. Lovely ...
... most unusual restaurants in the world - think Antoni Gaudi with a feminine touch!) The food was very good and the decor, most interesting. Shae particularly enjoyed feeding the massive white carp there.
Later we went on the giant Miramar ferris wheel nearby which gave us a great view of Taipei at night.We were pretty exhausted by the end of the night, but thanks to Yu-Yen and Yu-Fong, had a fabulous introduction and welcome to ...
... pretty quickly after his shot. He'd always been fine w/ his shots but I think he's been influenced by K's crying. Then K just cried and cried and needed her moments to calm down (delay tactics). Finally the nurse came in and we held her down and she got her shot. I feel so bad for her because I know all that crying and freaking out makes it physically hurt a bit more. But since the Japanese encephalitis is required in Taiwan, we ...