We hope that you and your family can get together and have some fun this weekend. I’ve taken a little time off work and we are doing some exploring. Yesterday it was Yang Ming Shan – today it was Neidong National Forest. I’ve put a few of the pictures from today up on Flicker. Tomorrow I will try to put up some of the Yang Ming Shan pictures. Here is one from today to wet your appetite
After an afternoon of play Fran and I stopped at an "International" store and found a few of the comfort foods we sometimes splurge on. I’m curious about whether I’ve just lost touch with the cost of things or are the cost of western goods just really ridiculously high here in Taipei. Look at this picture and try to add up what they would cost at your neighborhood grocery store. You might not recognize the cans in front. They are l to r: pork & beans, refried beans, and pinto beans? Also pictured are two 15 oz. boxes of cereal, a pint (smallest size) of Miracle Whip, and a bottle of Soft Scrub. So, how much would you pay at the check out?
Our bill came to US $28.50!