Taipei: hot springs and tea museums

Our hot tub is in a private room at the top of a mountain overlooking the city. It’s completely glass fronted, so you can soak in the freshly run waters whilst admiring the views. The two tubs are hewn from dark granite, one steaming hot, one icy cold and invigorating. We’ve taken the MRT from … Continue reading Taipei: hot springs and tea museums

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A bittersweet whale encounter

The whale reminds me of a Jim Henson puppet. Large scale Bert or Ernie. It’s because of the way it’s come out of the water with its jaws stretched open towards the sky, presumably in a whale equivalent of downing a shot (in this case of anchovy filled seawater). I’m not sure what a whale … Continue reading A bittersweet whale encounter