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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
Today we spent the day hanging out with my McGill buddy Marianne and her friend Jonny. He volunteered to show us around a few touristy spots in Taipei! The first place we went to see was Longshan temple. There were lots of people there because of the "ghost festival" that happens in July. There were lots of fruits, incense, and paper items that decorated the grounds.
We wandered around ...
... exactly the best with heights, but I somehow managed to force myself to go up to the top with Alexandra to "admire" the view! To be fair, it was pretty spectacular. We obviously got there quite late in the evening (after all the queuing it took to get our tickets aswell) so we saw Taipei lit up! A fair sight. As you enter the top floor you get a little phone which corresponds to "stations" at different view points, where a narrator would tell you what you were actually looking at ...
... the NTU university. We had about 4-5 meals that day, and I have to say, after all the walking, we don't feel guilty for all the yummy food we ate!
We did a bit of 100NT shopping and then headed home for some much needed rest, as we both have probably had about only 4 hours of sleep in the past 48 hours. Tomorrow we are onward to Eslite, Taipei 101, and Sogo. Wahoo! So excited for what tomorrow will bring!
Sorry, this is going to be another boring post, so bear with me. And sorry for not updating yesterday; I typed everything up, but I couldn't be bothered uploading photos.
This morning, my family and I went to the Taipei International Flora Expo, 'cause my uncle had bought us each a ticket. I took plenty of photos in the five hours that I was there. It was tiring; we walked around the whole exhibition, and that place is ...