"A (wo)man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of (her)his life in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of beautiful God has implanted in the human soul."- Goethe

Sunday, November 24, 2013

High Speed Trains and Caviar Chocolates

So, back to some Asiatic journeys, shall we? We also stopped in Taiwan on our business trip, and it was great! I've never been there before, and it was full of pleasant surprises, like a high-speed train, which travels from one end of the country island to the other in around 2 hours. How fast? Like over 200 mph fast, so please forgive the blurry photos of the delightful Taiwanese countryside:

 And then, there were some other surprises, like really educational placards:

And some shifty surprises, like chocolates stuffed with caviar. Fret not. They were surprisingly good. And, if you don't believe that just a treat is in existence, just check out the brochure that comes in the gift bags of such fancy delicacies, because every great gift comes with an explanation:



It's fish. Fish chocolates, guys. I've eaten some pretty interesting things in my life, but I didn't even know such a combination existed. So, this is near the top of my "interesting things I've eaten" list.

What about you? What is the most unusual thing you've ever eaten?


  1. I think the most interesting thing I've eaten was escargot, because it's snails! Unfortunately, I didn't eat it in France. That would have been more awesome. No, I ate it in a French restaurant in good ol' Utah.

    1. I've always wanted to try those. What did you think of them?