A Taipei Christmas

This Christmas was filled with lots of festive cheer in Taipei…

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From Santa bus drivers to decorative trees and lights…

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Taipei 101 in lit up decor didn’t disappoint…

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Christmas Eve we enjoyed mulled wine in our rice cooker along with decadent fig-rye and pumpkin-wheat breads.

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Chef J was busy in the kitchen while I prepared Christmas cards.

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Chef J never ceases to amaze me with only one skillet, an awesome meal!

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Christmas Day after work I made the trek to the Xinyi financial district area.

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Elephant mountain, aptly named for its’ shape, is a straight up hike most of the way to the lookout spots.

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I definitely wasn’t alone up there.

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20121227-172118.jpgTheir cameras far superior to mine, I was still happy with what my iPhone 3G was able to capture at sunset.

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Wishing you an awe inspiring holiday season!

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