Ta Sun Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taipei
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 ...
... 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, ...
... looked at a couple of restaurants before making our choice. We set ourselves on "Genghis Kahns Mongolian Barbecue" which did look pretty good. We tried a local beer "Taiwanese Beer" plastered all over the label! Which was very nice. Then we had to be shown by one of the waiters the method of ordering our food. We had to go up and grab a bowl, choose some uncooked meat from a selection of beef, lamb, chicken or pork. Then add any vegetables we wanted to it from another wide ...
... cakes. Then, we were allowed to buy snacks. From there, we took a bus to Taipei 101, where we spent time at Page One, the bookstore. We had time to go shopping in another building afterwards. For dinner, we had a buffet at a mall nearby. We've finally arrived at the hotel, and there is still no wi-fi! We're excited to go home after the long week! Parents, remember to pick us up tomorrow at the airport at 4:00 PM.
Written by Afreen G, Caitlyn L and Courtney ...