Fullerton Hotel East Taipei
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What I've learnt:
To call Taiwanese landlines, you should only enter 8 numbers, just like Hong Kong. We've learnt that because we called the wrong number when we were trying to reach the Mountain Star to reserve places for hot tub. I typed in the whole series of numbers including '02', which was apparently not supposed to be included.
Hong Kong Dollars to Taiwanese dollars are 1:3.7
... of the existence of an A380-themed restaurant near the Taipei 101 was uncontrollable. We arrived at the Xinyi district in which the restaurant was supposedly located, but were met with some severe disappointment: It Was Closed. After some panicking time, which does not deserve any discussion here, we found another branch in an area that was not close by. We agreed unanimously that we must go—we did not care if it was far. I was in ...
... two toilets and two showers on the floor which was very convenient. Our room was only as wide as our bed, but luckily it had a nice bench for our things and hooks for our towels, so it worked. Just down the block was a street known for food. We walked past the street just to explore a little, and found a lovely pastry shop. Traditionally they are made with red bean paste. I ordered chocolate (of course) and Rick ordered the red bean. These pastries ...
... they run like clock work. People are very compliant and passive, no pushing or shoving, but they don’t move either .. just stand and watch. There are people just standing in the entry way to the train which is very annoying.
Once we all got to the airport, we checked in (we have not had such rigorous immigration procedures with 3 x-rays of hand luggage), boarded the plane and then waited .. our flight was delayed one hour ...
Itinerary: Vaccination shot, some Taiwanese food, zhuyin class
Have I mentioned that Taipei has been raining non-stop for the last week? The weather has also turned cold, in the 50's. We did not bring enough wintery clothes with us. I will need to somehow find the time to go shopping for some jackets. In the meantime, this rain is driving me nuts. My friends had told me it's rains alot and wondered why I wanted to go back ...
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