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Once again I can't believe I am 5 months through the year. Work and routines are making the days and weeks fly by! The last month has had several exciting expeditions, as I have been trying to make efforts to get out and about. I went to Fulong beach for a sand sculpture contest, which was lovely. Actually it is the third time I have been lucky enough to have been in Taiwan at this right time and got to see it. It was a nice day with a few ...
We woke up on May 12th to the sound of rain. Thankfully, it stopped by the time we thought we should get going. First stop was a traditional Chinese breakfast of salty soy milk with deep fried Chinese dough. Yummy. Then it's off to an eclectic collection of Taiwanese artifacts circa 1900. The price of admission was overpriced coffee. There are thousands of old Chinese and Japanese books, ...
... old street" an hour or so north of Taipei on 5/1 since our flight was at midnight and we had nothing planned during the day. But it turned out that 5/1 is a holiday here so that old street would be crowded beyond description. Lucy helped me to change the tour to tomorrow and I'm grateful. We paid $4800NTD for it, 8 hours. and we'll leave at 10am tomorrow. Lucy and Chris will checkout here and go to the airport hotel tomorrow so we'll say goodbye to them tomorrow morning.
... one end of the street to the other. For a new experience we wanted to try a bit of stinky tofu, a delicacy in Asia that is quite popular among the locals. As we sniffed our way around looking for this dubious delight, however, we caught a whiff of something that resembled dead cats and open sewers. Upon further inspection we soon realized that the stink was of course emanating from our intended snack...we couldn't even get close enough to the ...
... 8217;ve ever had. We went back the
dumpling place that we were looking for the next day which was super busy and
feasted ourselves again.
We took a train out of the city along the river and walked
through a day market which was hard because there was hardly any room to walk
let alone with a pram. We made it out of the other end of the market to the
waterfront got giant ice creams each.
Tired of our 2 broken cameras, we went to buy new ones in ...