Typhoon Saola

Typhoon Shelter in Taipei

The guide book did not lie when it said August was typhoon season in Taiwan.  The last few days it has rained almost constantly and it’s been very windy has typhoon Saola headed our way.  The government issued an extreme weather warning yesterday and told everyone to stay home, so today Taipei came to a standstill, with nearly all offices and businesses closed.  I took refuge in my hotel and … Continue reading