Thursday, 3 January 2008

Happy New Year from Taiwan !!!

On New Year Eve, my wife and I went to Taipei to meet your friend Jasmine, her boyfriend Jay (Jimmy) and Ema. We went to an excellent restaurant / lounge bar call the Peacot, located near xxx station. The music is simply great, a mix of rock, pop and house music, all this coming with a great selection of real Italian food (the pizza was the best pizza I ever ate outside Italy!) and Idian food (I'll try it soon for sure, the owners went to India to learn the secrets of a local masterchief...)

Then, we went to a Jazz bar nearby, located on the 4th floor of an office building, I never expected to see such a great place in this kind of building. The live band was 100% Taiwanese, composed of a female pianist, a male bass player and a female saxophonist. They played some great tunes for the blue note bible.

Just after 11pm, we left to find a nice spot to see the famous Taipei 101 New Year Fireworks. One word: EXCELLENT !!!

Have a look by yourself:

I wish you a Happy New Year and all the best wishes for you all !!!

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