Quickestttt update. This weekend I visited Kaohsiung, one of Taiwan’s most southern cities. It’s known for its beaches and its notoriously hot weather. (Like, steamy, humid, sticky, hot weather. Still in the 80s in November…)
I originally had the intention of visiting a small island off the coast this weekend called XiaoLiuQiu, but that is not where the wind blew me. Instead I ended up having quite the adventure in the city itself!
First off I went with some ETA’s to an aboriginal restaurant to celebrate one of their birthdays. Happy birthday Tim!
I have to say after that meal, I like aboriginal food FAR MORE than I like Chinese food. Alligator, pork, delicious noodles, edemame, and so much more.
Saturday brought more good eats: a breakfast burrito from HEAVEN and some hiking on Monkey Mountain. Taiwan has a lot of monkeys but I had previously only seen two. Thus in visiting Kaohsiung it was necessary to visit ze beasts.
After monkeying around a bit we headed over to Cijin, an island in Kaohsiung’s harbor. It was mind blowing to me because you just hop on a ferry, WITH your scooter, and in like 10 minutes you are on an island. So cool.
It was such a fun afternoon chilling on the beach, sipping on Mango smoothies, listening to random live music performances.
Until next time..