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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 ...
... 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 ...
... shots" they sold there. A potent mixture of snake venom, ground up gall bladder and some other ingredient that gave men "power" (a.k.a an old Taiwanese herbal viagra!) crazy how some of these remedies are still so popular!
Anyway, that concludes another day, I know I promised to make the posts shorter...and this has turned out longer! But Taipei is such an exciting, happening place, I just feel the need to share as much as I can! Anyway, until next time, JR over and out. ...
西门町The morning started out with a visit to Ximending, one of the many shopping districts in Taipei. Reached here a little early so went to explore a little bit. Found the Red Brick House that is mentioned in a couple of blogs. Really cool layout and a lucky building that survived the Japanese occupation of Taiwan and WW2. Nowadays it's a theatre and arts centre.
The rest of XMD itself is pretty alright. Some shops here and there, but ...