March 25-26, 2014
Arriving in Taipai, Taiwan
It is always difficult to arrive in a new city at night, because you can’t get oriented, you can’t tell what you are looking at and you have no idea where you are. We did see some young men playing basketball in a lit, outdoor court (note – it was 11:30 at night!). And lots and lots of motorcycles parked one next to the other (another theme to be repeated). After about a 30 min drive, we arrived at the Grand Hotel. The first sight is a large Chinese Gate (Paifang) at the entrance, followed by a long driveway lined with flowers up to the massive Chinese building.
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