After our mission for macarons at Bella Vitta, Xinhui headed home (it was quite late at this point) while Yuting took me to Nan Gang 南港, for the murals I wanted to take peektures of.
A few weeks ago, Mr Bb came back from a work trip somewhere and said he saw the best movie on the plane – Starry starry night directed by Tom Lin, based on an illustrated novel by famous Taiwanese illustrator Jimmy Liao. We watched it together on a weekend and it was AMAZING. Mr Bb, very much a film buff, has named it his personal Movie of the Year. It was only later that bB realised Jimmy Liao = 几米, a name I’ve been familiar with since a long time ago, for his awesome illustrations. Talk about the brain having a short circuit!
With a bit of research, I found out there was a train station in Taipei with lots of Jimmy Liao murals. I had to take a look! Xinhui and Yuting looked it up for me and found out it was at Nan Gang 南港, which was on the way home for Yuting. I was stoked to have Yuting for company, and also so she could help me with taking peektures!
Jimmy Liao seems to like to draw adorable elephants…
At this point, I realised there was this little white fluffy dog that kept appearing everywhere on the drawings…
Was he a friend of the blind girl’s?
There he is again!
Loved this one… Mommy and Baby elephants. <;3
I have to find out who this white fluffy dog is.
I like this one. Yuting wanted an eye-contact peekture of me and the monster. LOL!
It was so funny when we were snapping peektures on the platforms. I kept going very near or right on the boundary line when posing for peektures. The station staff were quite anxiously watching us, even followed us around at one point. I felt bad for making them worry, but we were always very careful with watching out for the trains coming in. I must say though, the Metro lines are super efficient. The frequency of trains coming in was quite astonishing, even at that late hour!
After our adventure at Nan Gang, bB bade farewell to Yuting and made her way back to the hotel. The crazy long day was finally concluded!
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