Day 1 in Taipei: an ancient museum, a modern tower and an elephant mountain?
I woke up to a landscape that was neither old nor new. That was neither ancient nor modern. I’m not quite sure how to describe Taipei – except that it reminds me so much of the Singapore of my childhood. Shophouses. Tall buildings. The MRT. The sound of Mandarin, Hokkien, English and Tagalog at the main train station. People working hard. People playing hard. The old heritage and the new ways coexisting with one another. Continue reading Day 1 in Taipei: an ancient museum, a modern tower and an elephant mountain?