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For some reason, young people in Taipei seem to really like the Amish, 90′s-mom look.
Angela and I went to a market in one of the squares near Gongguan and we found some pretty cool stuff. A lot of the clothes that were on sale ranged from 50NT (roughly $1.66 USD) to 1400NT ($46USD), with denim jackets being in the latter group. It reminded me of a swap-meet but with young people just spring cleaning their closets. They had boxes and suitcases full of clothes, sitting on the ground with a group of friends, inviting people to come and check out their clothes, accessories, shoes.
A few vendors were selling new or upcycled clothing, some of which was pretty interesting but I was more interested in checking out what the university aged vendors were selling.
I’ve been trying to update this post as I see new things or think about how different things are here compared to the US. Here are a few things I’ve noticed in the past few weeks that I find a bit strange… Continue reading
It’s been a crazy few weeks, with me starting a new job, the rainy cold weather, new food, and new acquaintances, but it’s been a fun crazy few weeks!
I finally made my way to one of the coffee shops I’d spotted on my run my first few days here when I ran into someone I recognized from the hostel!
I’d never spoken to her before but we hit it off so well that we made plans to meet up the next day and have a few adventures.