Day 25: National Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall plus some

by Theresa

Taipei Day 2: 

The hostel that we stayed in this weekend was one of my favorite parts of this weekend. They had a breakfast buffet that blended american foods (scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, cold cereal, orange slices, coffee) and what I’m assuming is typical for Taiwanese breakfasts (fried vegetables, rice porridge, sweet potatoes, steamed bread buns, tea, fresh guava).

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Such beautiful fuel for the day. First item on the agenda: our third and final company visit at DKSH Taiwan.

In the afternoon, we had time to explore a shopping area before going to the National Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall!

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Believe it or not, this took up the majority of our day. We took a short break back to the rooms to change and refresh ourselves before heading back out on the town for some dinner.

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The biggest bowl of shrimp fried rice I’ve ever seen for one person (only NT$80, which is just shy of US$3), and I got to try candied tomatoes for the first time! They were surprisingly warm and very soft on the inside, and they were not as sweet as dried tomatoes are. But I can’t deny, pretty much anything with a candy-coating is delicious.

Short and sweet for Day 2! Just get ready for Day 3….