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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
... MRT to go home. Marianne helped me stop by a beauty shop for me to get some things for Sharon and I ended up buying a lot of stuff for her (lots of freebies were included!). The lady at the store probably thought I was dumb since I didn't know anything about any of the products or the differences between them. Luckily Marianne was there to help explain things to me in detail.
-- Ryan L.
... of these items. So I afforded myself the luxury of purchasing some new shirts and trousers. We stopped to eat on our way back at the little pasta place by our hotel again. Following on from that it was a girls in our groups birthday, so we were meeting at a pub called "The Brass Monkey", again very British styled, even with Sky Sports News on the TV's and various rugby and football tops hung up around the pub. It was a special night aswell, as salsa lessons were being given out! So ...
... admit my heart sank at the prospect of this 'Oh, my first meal in Taiwan is going to be a ****** bun or sandwich from a convenience store'. Oh how little I knew.
Compared to the 7-11 I know in Malaysia, this place is the Harrods of convenience stores; they have EVERYTHING! Alongside the usual supply of food and drink, they have laundry services, clothing, cosmetics, stationary, a yong tau foo style food counter and even a small ...
... and I finally realized that we basically live close to Telegraph ave. We are one block away from NTU and another few blocks away from NTUE. So there are lots and lots of college kids here during meal times. And because of this they have Indian food and other countries' food. There are lots of bubble tea shops as well and the food is cheap. I've been back here twice before in previous years and this is actually the first time I ...