Chateau De Chine Hotel Kaohsiung
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Hey, last night was the first night that I did not wake up around 3:30am! I woke up past 5! Wow, very happy about that :-)
I got up shortly after 6 and Bob was up around 7, and we went down to breakfast and met Lucy and Chris. Nice Chinese breakfast - nothing fancy but everything nice. Bob and I liked this hotel very much. It was not a …
... 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 ...
... the 1700's. The old fort was originally built by the Dutch in the 1600's and conquered by a Ming general retreating from the advancing Qing army. We then thought we would walk to the night market which turned out to be an over an hour walk. It was actually bigger than the one we saw in Taipei. Food was good. Bubble tea made with winter melon with pearls was exquisite. ...
... and A Lu, A Hua and Chou's above.
After dinner Warwick suggests an ice cream, and this becomes a regular joke whenever we spot a Seven Eleven to finish a meal. A Lu and A Hua slowly become more competent in their limited English, asking Ice cream? Are you hungry? WC? and so on, but using their smart phones for anything more complicated.
The next morning we were driven to see an aboriginal performance. first the stroll through the souvenir area, then ...
... salt mountain was still there. Some parts are no longer white because of years of dust, but most parts were still white. The original salt "fields" were still there. We visited the various parts of the salt place, took the little train from the amusement park part of the place to the museum, and learned more than I ever knew about salt making. It was educational.
The salt place was in the suburbs. By the time we finished touring the salt museum, it was noon ...