Thursday, November 13, 2014

Day 6: The High Speed Chase to Taichung...

~ 19th March 2014 ~
Girl~! What's that in your hands??? 
After taking the bus ride down to Taipei Central Station, we decided to hail a cab to take us to our minsu to grab our luggage. It was a mad chase as the traffic was piling up at noon time. We were really smart asses at times. We asked the cab driver to wait for us while we go get our luggage babysat by Miss Chen. We parked mi mama in the cab just in case the cab driver decided to drive off without any of us and it was really hard to get a cab at our minsu. We ran up and almost banged down Miss Chen's room door. To our horror, after much banging, no one opened the door. We didn't have our phone card yet to make phone calls and the wifi connection was very poor at the corridor. I kept on banging until the building that was about to crumple to the ground rattled like there's an earthquake... nah, that's just a metaphor. We didn't know what to do, then there was a still small voice telling me to turn the door knob. I'm a very decent person who doesn't simply open another person's door. But since we're about to miss our train, I turned the door knob and voila~! The door opened and I ran into Miss Chen's room with my dirty shoes and got all our luggage and stuff and ran to the elevator. We then hopped into the cab and the cab driver said we were slow. We were not slow, we were just busy banging down the door. Then, we got stuck in traffic and I wished I had not taken so many photos. The moment we reached the rail station, we were again so totally lost. We did not know the pathway to our platform. In the end, the blind led the blind and we came to our train, hopped on and found our seats. We were 2 minutes before the departure time. The door closed behind us and sped off before we could even lay our arses on the seats. We heaved a sigh of relief and settled down for the short ride to Taichung. If by car it would be a few hours, this is by high speed rail, so it was less than an hour. 
Resting my tired feet....
I was glad to be able to rest my overworked feet. The leg room was spacious enough to have Pinky's luggage comfortably be my leg rest. To our next destination, we were still unable to contact the minsu owner. The minsu owner in Taichung can only be contacted via WeChat by Pinky. She didn't reply any of the messages at all and we have paid the deposit.
Enjoying the view....
Mi mama had no worries. She doesn't know the minsu people and we could forget about the deposit and go somewhere else. Mi mama just need to enjoy the high speed rail train ride, looking at the scenery of the outskirt of Taiwan. Beautiful, that house outside. Very English-like~!
No eyes to see...
Mi mama not worrying about anything. She said no eyes to see. Just walk ahead since we're already here. Jesus will take care of us.
None available...
Our plan was to park our luggage at the baggage storage. Park our arse~! Our luggage can't fit into any of those and all the big ones were taken already. Then, we looked carefully. Actually there was not even one that was available. So, forget about this plan of coming back to the station. We were marching forward without looking back~!

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