Get lost along the way and enjoy the journey

The First Backpacking Trip

You’re never truly homeless if you carry your home on your back – Turtle

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The Garden Beyond the Door, the Lights Down Below, and The Land of Lego Things

Sailing with Captain Jack and First Mate Binky to a land where enormous trees are made of steel, boats sit atop tall towers, and miniature things are made of plastic blocks.

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Worship places: a church, two temples, and a guitar factory.

As many forms of worship as there are deities and beliefs.

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7,000 Islands and then some: a short story

The Chocolate Hills were not what I had in mind but the jackfruit was absolutely yummy.

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Epilogue and Chapter 4: Hot rocks by the beach, they look like other things

In which I channeled my inner Chihiro, brought home a No-Face ghost, and began my obsession with stuffed mini pancakes. I also came away with a big bag of nougat I’m not allowed to eat.

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Chapter 3: I saw things, and ate things

The part where I had a rice burger for lunch, and I didn’t know what I ate for dinner but it was delicious. I also added new items on my must-see-next-time-I-come-back list

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Chapter 2: Round and round the Gorge and back

In which I took a train with strangers, went round the Taroko Gorge and back, bought a ridiculous amount of mochi, and fell asleep on the train back.

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Chapter 1: A soup dumpling kind of day

In which I ate Din Tai Fung soup dumplings for lunch AND dinner, bought a hat, and visited a temple.

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Prologue: That time I fell down a rabbit hole

An INTJ’s first time traveling solo and co-mingling with strangers and eating strange food

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