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... giant red cypress trees, so they have built elevated walkways to put you up higher amongst the trees. Some of these trees were 1000 years old or more. There used to be giant cedar trees there also, but when the Japanese occupied Taiwan they cut them down and sent the wood to Japan to be used in temples. The walk took us past another big temple. Chenun Kung gong. In March each year giant butterflies appear and ...
This morning after breakfast we loaded up our luggage to head off to Ali Mountain. This is one of the most scenic spots in Taiwan. It is 2,300 metres high and we will be staying overnight there too. After an hour driving we came to a river with suspension bridges and a temple built next to the river. This temple is built for Ji Gong Buddha and is also used to film a TV series about Ji Gong Buddha. We stopped for 1/2 an hour to look around. Then off again up Alishan ( Ali mountain). We ...
... The highways in Taiwan are fantastic. Instead of following the ups and downs of the land, they have built their roads up high on concrete pylons, so to drive you are going straight and level. This makes travelling so much faster. On the way we went close to the coast and they had a large wind farm there to take advantage of the sea breezes. This is a rural area, so many rice fields in between apartment buildings (as I had seen in Japan). Our driver took us ...
... get myself together... anyway since then I have a couple new things in my life. I got to experience Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival, Hot Air Balloon Festival, Snow, Blossoms, and well much much more and now I am living happily in my new family. Where my Chinese is in great progress, however my French and English are suffering.
First of all, Chinese New Year is not as absolutely crazy as we all think. Before this year I pictured Streets filled with people, ...
I have decided that I'm going try my best and alternate my updates. One on how life is what i am experiencing and doing and the other on the cultural differences.
This week i am focusing on the Chinese language.
Many of us look at Chinese and well are completely and utterly confused. The characters are foreign and intimidating. When learning the Chinese language, we have no idea where to begin. I must admit Chinese ...