In House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taipei
who curls their tongue when they speak
and who doesn’t. what thoughts
occupy the insides of our wet
language is keeping you in chains—what brand
of syllables crash relentless into the backs
of pearl teeth. which ocean
rages against emerald rock, foaming
... the heat anymore (even with AC breaks in some of the buildings).
Our next stop was to Ximen station. There is a market just outside the station and we walked around. It was still quite hot outside so we went to eat iced desserts. The place was pretty packed, but the dessert was quite nice. It was the perfect afternoon snack for a blistering hot day!
We walked around some more and were shown a ...
... our "best outfits", so I rocked up in the suit, with Alexandra modelling a lovely little number aswell. We had a pretty slow morning, going over policy and other issues like that. Then we had to sign our contracts! All went smoothly. Then we got to go up to the twelfth floor, where it was all laid out nicely with nibbles and a bar with free drinks whilst we got to meet our Head NST's, we actually met our Area Manager as we are the only two NST's (oh by the way, NST means ...
... the counter where I believe one goes to acquire the shoes. Certainly there is a sign there with an English translation intimating as much. I greet the two women behind the counter and indicate that I'd like to buy some fortune shoes. They hold a brief conversation between themselves, after confirming what I want by pointing to the sign, then one goes off in search of someone else. A moment later, she motions for me to follow her to where a young ...
- le musée du thé à Pinglin: c'est à 1h de route mais ça vaut le coup et en plus c'est gratuit
- le Presidentiql Office (équivalent de l'Elysée): il faut montrer son passeport pour rentrer et ensuite il y a une visite guidée à travers le rez de chaussée. C'était très intéressant pour apprendre l'histoire de Taiwan durant l'occupation japonaise
- à Maokong en prenant le téléphérique. La vue sur la ville de Taipei doit ...