Wednesday, June 28, 2017

June, 2017

梅雨

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Summer jumps on you like a salaryman on some tasty gyoza.

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But who can blame them, when less than $10 gets you an hour of all you can eat. Make it $20 and you can get drunk as well.

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Sorry, Tokyo, it's getting uncomfortable. I'm about to go missing.

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Somewhere without such a risk of heatstroke.

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Right after the 7th inning.

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Taipei.

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Turns out mid-June is the "plum rain" season. Downpours for a week, with 1 day of relief.

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No matter, I was just here to eat.

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All the relevant gourmet photos reside over at Instagram:

https://www.instagram.com/ramenadventures/

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Seriously, it dumped rain every day, with a few moments of respite.

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Taipei's street food scene is legit. Their gourmet scene is no joke either.

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I found a Ming dynasty era hipster-taking-food-shot painting. Tell me that isn't what this is!

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I also found the famous piece of jade apparently. It looks like a piece of cabbage.

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Another view of another metropolis.

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Went to nearby Wulai, a hot spring town a couple hours out of Taipei. The whole place was kind of destroyed when a typhoon ripped through in 2015, and the rebuilding efforts have been slow. I'm not saying to skip it, but keep that in mind if you are expecting a luxurious onsen experience.

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Next time, road trip around Taiwan. By motorcycle or large scooter, it's something on my mind.

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1 comment:

My Positive Music said...

Bro summer tackles like swamp ass here in Fukuoka -- you gotta tackle it back by eating hot food like ramen ;)