I have no idea what this place is. We were just looking for places to go, and this place was on the tourist map. I guess it was a theatre of some sort in the past. But why is it famous? Inside seemed to be a mini museum of old media stuff, but out the […]
The night markets in Taiwan were absolutely crazy. There were so many people you could hardly walk, let alone browse and buy stuff. One was in an alleyway filled with carts along the middle. Apparently all the carts are illegal, and if the cops come, they will all run away (and probably run everyone over). […]
Chiang Kai-shek has his own Memorial Hall! Opposite was the National Music Hall, and in the middle was some festival going on. By luck we arrived just in time for the changing of the guard. It feels a bit strange being in countries where leaders are elevated to a semi-deity level.
We were looking for another place, some historical rich family’s home. We arrived to find it was closed for maintenance from the day before to the day after we leave. What luck eh? As we were wandering back to the station, we spotted this temple at the end of the markets. Wedged between the buildings […]
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall 國立國父紀念館. Taiwan really was a change of pace, so many museums and galleries to see. But in a sense, for a person who only vaguely knows of the history of China/Taiwan, they all look the same. Every hall had statues of all the ‘founding fathers’ anyway!