Archive for August, 2013

Taiwan, Part One: Eating.

in Photos, Travel

It was the morning of July 5th, around 6AM, and we had just landed in Taipei, Taiwan. Our suitcases were in the back of the van, and we were all staring out the window at a city that we hadn’t seen in 5 years. “This looks…different,” I said, and my brother chimed in, agreeing, “Yea…this looks different!” “This doesn’t look like where Grandma lives.” Our car rolled to a stop and our uncle was helping us out the doors before we realized – we weren’t at Grandma’s at all. We weren’t dropping off luggage or taking naps yet. We headed towards a nondescript building that looked like a drab, hidden shopping centre, and saw a line that snaked out the front doors. At the end of the line stood two Japanese girls who were dressed to the nines. “This is where to get the best doujiang and youtiao [Taiwanese breakfast… More