History. Taipei.

Back in Taipei City and coming to the end of my first visit to Taiwan back in 2008 . Winding down (and kind of missing home), we decided it was time to see the history in Taipei 🙂

National Palace Museum. Very good collection of Chinese historical gems.IMG_6754

History + Modern design. Like the calligraphy on the glass windows. IMG_6760

Looking fresh is G. Haha. No more lugging of luggage and less walking in the next few days 🙂
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At the garden next to the museum…
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I recall that we decided to settle for local food after walking around the area, undecided about lunch. Haha. Was a cheap lunch in a shop under a bridge, I think 🙂IMG_6773

National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, to remember the man who found Taiwan… Interesting to chance upon an outdoor concert… IMG_6812

View from the hall.
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In the hall… There was a policeman stationed here.IMG_6784

Looking up – the symbol of freedom?
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Freedom spotted again.IMG_6781

Last stop of the day – Longshan Temple. Kind of like this picture for the fleeting people in front of the temple 🙂
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Huaxi Street Night Market – supposed to have loads of good food but we did not really spot much. By now, night market fatigue has set in 😛 Spotted lots of snakes in this market though.IMG_6856

Was this my last night in Taipei back in 2008? Stay tuned to find out 😛

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About cyndichan

Write for a living. Live for travel, run and art. Just back from chasing the cherry blossoms in Tokyo!
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