The Westin Taipei
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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
... cool areas. We were planning to go for xiaolongbao (soup dumplings) for dinner, but it was too early and we were not hungry at all. We went back and hung out at our hostel for a couple hours before going to dinner. We went to the Dongmen area for dinner. There are tons of places to eat in this area! Dan ate like it was his last day ever eating!
It was pretty late after dinner and we started to head back ...
... needing an MMR booster....this was annoying as not very long before then, my doctors back in the UK had told me what I needed and what I didn't need injection wise, also the MMR back home for me I'm pretty sure would've been free...but no, now all of a sudden I needed it, and had to cash out $600NT (not that much I know, but still). The hospital system atleast was very efficient, for people back in the UK, it was much like how Matalan's cashiers work! You'd register for what ...
... a beef kebab, a lamb and a pork one. Also I should say that all the locals we've come in contact with have been more than helpful, they openly try to understand us and our pigeon mandarin, and speak as much English as they possibly can to try and help us. They'll also always smile and laugh with us and there's never any feeling of animosity or frustration to the foreigner.
The only down side to the night market for me was the treatment of certain creatures ...
... trash Singapore's pasar malam hands down. The service is excellent here too. People are generally polite if not friendly, which makes the whole experience that much better. Their famous stuffs (pepper pork bun and fried chicken chop) are a little disappointing, but its the others that shined. The mango ice shavings are amazing, as are the smelly tofu, which rocked my world man. So nice and juicy that I want to eat again. Oh yeah, their soya milk is nice ...
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lots of facilities
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