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Travel Blogs from Taipei
... Everyone else’s eyeballs
still rolling around in the sockets
lazy, still contemplating wallpaper. And
The first one in dreams, the first one
intoxicated. All those pixels around you
still pretending to be people. What you
want is to write them all down. Hold
them each still until you paint the ...
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 ...
... him! The really cool part of the night though was that all the trainers came along! It was great to see them outside of work and socialise with them. We got to ask them any last minute questions, get to know them a bit better and have a good time before leaving!
Anyway, I know that was a long post, but atleast it covers all of the training days, which was a fair chunk of our time in Taiwan so far! Onwards from here! Changing scenery, next post will be about arriving in Tainan!
We spent most of today in Kaohsiung with Sam and Ginny and we were both disappointed that we eventually had to leave. This morning we made Sam take us back to Wu Palo Chun bakery where I devoured a huge lunch. The others were all making fun of how I hungrily tore into the food!
Then we decided to head for a local mall where we went to see the latest ...
... I decided to go by taxi to somewhere close, Hsin Yi Kids Park. It's right in the basement of the Hsin Yi publishing company bookstore. What sold me was the sheer amount of disinfecting they do.
The "park" itself is basically 5 main areas, a huge reading room that noone really went to, an empty space that parks toy cars and is where you have music time, two ...