85 Sky Tower Hotel
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Went to Fo Guang Shan, largest Buddhist monastery. Very large, with 8 pagodas (each dedicated to something, with different topical exhibits) along the central lane leading to the main building that has various mini-museums and shrines. At each point we could interact with the monks and nuns who told us about the monastery. Behind the main building was a ...
... at the hotel was surprisingly good with many local dishes and fruits. Then it's an 8 km one way walk to the other old fort located at the original port for Taiwan. We managed to almost lost our guide book which would be catastrophic. The ruins of the original Dutch fort was quite interesting. We tried an oyster fry which was very tasty The tofu dessert 2 km ...
... by an awards ceremony. Teams of students filed in to the area, Warwick was called up by his photographer friend, and somehow was given the task of presenting the first award, we knew not what for!
Warwick took the chance to address the crowd in Maori then to demonstrate the hongi with the lead male dancer! Much fun. Finally and belatedly we headed for home in Kaohsiung, deciding that takeaways of dumplings and soups was the simple solution for six very tired ...
We left the hotel at 9am to start our second day's tour of Tainan. Our agenda today was to first visit the salt mountain and museum, then later in the afternoon visit the National History Museum. I was glad that it would not be as agenda jammed and rushed day as yesterday.
The salt "mountain" and museum turned out to be an amusement park kind of place, built on the old salt producing place. Taiwan no longer produced salt now - it now imports salt from Australia. ...
... the others snapped away. It was an amusing sight to see and my suspicions of Taiwan's dog obsession were undoubtedly proved correct! Specific temples within the complex were and still are used for certain purposes. One temple is for wisdom, and whilst we were there a steady stream of teenagers were visiting it - no doubt in the midst of exams we assumed! We returned to our quirky guesthouse and tiny room to try and get as much sleep as possible before a very early start to reach ...