85 Sky Tower Hotel
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... three months and what a great place it has been. After a rocky start and the culture shock of arriving in Taipei for the first time I was really glad I had given Taiwan the time it deserves, it really has been a great experience, a really diverse country steeped in tradition with outstanding natural features of mountains combined with coastline and ocean views aplenty, the whole country is great ( even Taipei had grown on me second and third time around!) Once ...
... as Ming, Qing, Japanese and Kuomintang (China's Nationalist Party) and had a great feel to the place.
In the evening, we went back to the vegan restaurant and didn't order stinky tofu. However, someone else did and it really stank. Luckily, he ate it quickly and that helped the smell to dissipate. We could still smell it when we got back to the hotel. It's truly something not to be forgotten!
Next stop - Kenting!
... going on in the city; as seems usual, most sights are out of town, and Liam’s sprained wrist isn’t yet up to cycling about the countryside. But one major area is easily accessible via hop-on, hop-off tour bus, and that’s the famous Taroko Gorge. Taroko is at the bottom east end of one of the few cross-island highways in Taiwan, and the first hour of driving takes you up a magnificent canyon carved into the marble rock of the ...
... Buddha. One of the three Buddha tooth relics are housed here and worshiped by the locals. Taiwanese Buddhists are the "orthodox" version (Mahayana), where all desires are given up- meat, alcohol, marriage etc, and you devote your life to though and helping the community. We then saw the Love River in Kaoshiung and the night market. A lively city, much like ...
We took the high speed rail to Tainan, going between stops at 280 Kph! Then it's a 40 min ride on a slow train to the city.
We took the walking tour by Lonely Planet to see some historic temples and one of the old forts. Managed to not get too lost. The map we have certainly was not to scale. The temples are all very elaborate and most of the ones we visited were ...