Capital Hotel Nanjing
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... area called Daan, where I live and that has top infrastructure.
Too more curious information:
- On Taoyuan airport a Jumbo jet parked at the gangway was lifted 50 cm off the ground by the wind
- The 900ton damper in Taipei 101, one of the world highest buildings moved the most ever for hours - up to one meter.
... about getting to Taipei and settling in, assign rooms, and setting the scene for the coming week.
We had a very full schedule of events, and the days started at 7 am.
On Day 2 we went to the Presidential Palace and Taiwan University before lunch, followed by Sun Yet San Memorial for the changing of the guard, and a visit to Taipei 101 to look out over the city.
It was ...
... squirming around – the same was true for Yehliu. After squeezing through the human mob, elated if I could take a photo of these geological marvels without a human attached to it, I headed for the quieter path that lead to the end of the island. Few people ventured here so at last I felt a bit more in tune with nature, especially after I headed off the beaten track and down to the rocky beach where I watched women collecting ...
... on to tell us very happily that he was a Christian, who had prayed to God for rain...and God had sent a typhoon! He then went off exclaiming hallelujah a few times, even though I'm not quite sure whether a typhoon is a cause for celebration!
So after our bus journey, we arrived at our destination for our trip, the Longshan Temple. This temple is very popular and is the number one tourist destination in Taipei. It was founded in 1738 but has since been ...
... most of the afternoon chatting in a coffee shop.
We had dinner with Chi-Jene's friends at Taipei 101. It is the tallest building in Taiwan and the 3rd tallest in the world. To get to the 89th floor you have to take to fastest elevator in the world. It goes at 1,010m/min (about 37.7 miles/h). I didn't liked it too much, my ears got really sore. From the observation deck Taipei seems very flat. You are so high than nothing can stand out. Maybe it is better ...