Our friends are over from the UK, so for the past few days we have been showing them the delights of Taipei. They have also been exploring other parts of the island by themselves. Last week we all got the plane to Penghu, and then from there we took a boat tour and scooter ride around the small sparsely populated outer island of Wangan.
We were almost not going to go based of bad weather reports, but the weather couldn’t have been better. Blue skies, blazing sun, a fresh and strong wind free from the constant Taipei humidity, it felt like another country. Our friends got quite burnt thinking their factor 20 British sunscreen would be enough for the Taiwan sun, it wasn’t. Sadly Fiona got struck down with some sort of bug while we were visiting the green turtle conservation centre on Wangan, and was expelling liquids out of each end. Continue reading