World Scholar House
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Multilingual staff
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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Taiphoon Soudelor has been the strongest storm to hit the island in the last few years. It covered the whole island, made landfall on the East coast between Hualien and Yilan, where damage is and will be highest, as reports are slowly trickling in as the hours pass. On the island over the mountains the storm made a southern turn to move ...
... and there was a lot of walking, especially at the university, where we had walk down the long drive to the library. The library was the least interesting place we visited - kids were in the 9-13 year age range mostly, so not that into looking at buildings!
Day 3 was much more fun - a visit to the Vigor Kobo pineapple factory, where we got to make our own pineapple cakes, then shop ...
... good English and were helpful with directions and other questions I had, but at all the other places none spoke any English at all.
The local people in general were very reserved and seemingly uninterested in foreign visitors. Even the people in the places where I ate or shopped seemed very guarded. It's one of the few countries where I didn't meet any locals to talk to.
The Galápagos Islands: What I Expected:
For many years on the top of my ...
... the route and we got to Swallows' Grotto (we had to wear helmets when we got out of the car incase something fell on our head). The gorge was deep and pretty, but nothing with a wow factor for me. We turned around at that point and headed straight back to Taipei. Again the road north was very treacherous. It hugged the coast and was very windy.
We reached the National Palace Museum at 3.30pm. The museum was an anti-climax in my ...
... international planes be diverted to? It would have to be, maybe Williamtown near Newcastle, or interstate. How inconvenient would that be especially if you were diverted to Melbourne or Brisbane?
By the time our feet hit the ground, it was closer to 1pm. No problems at Immigration for me but Joseph always gets hauled out because he is Vietnamese born, male and I am not standing beside him. It was one at a time through Immigration and he went first. ...