Taichung Masion de Chine Hotel
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Hello my beautiful people, I completed a 10 day silent retreat Meditation in Taichung, Taiwan. For 10 whole days, you were not allowed to talk or have eye contact.
4:00am: wake up bell
4:30am-6:30am: meditate in the meditation hall (MH) or at your own place (bed) (The first day I went, then I stayed in my own room)
8:00am-9:00am: group meditation in the hall
... and teaches at CMU and another university. You could tell he was definitely from the south, with his accent. We discussed cultural differences and the education and religion of Taiwan. He told us many people practice folk religion, where they believe their ancestors become gods after they die, and then they set out their favorite foods for them to "eat" and they also burn ghost money for them to spend in their afterlife. He said the majority of Taiwan people ...
... my roommate was kicking my bed, well when I sat up she was staring at me, sitting on her bed thinking I was kicking hers. Turns out it was an earthquake, but a very weak one thankfully! At breakfast others had also felt it, so we knew we weren't crazy. Then C.Y., our professor from SDSU, who grew up in China talked a little about China and the government. I asked if there was any hidden kids, because of their policy, and he said definitely, he also said that ...
Taichung Day 1
Sunday was our first day in Taichung and for lunch we met the students of China Medical University. It was rainy that day and they told us it would be all week as it was their rainy season. It was also extremely humid. They took us to a hibachi restaurant, where they made the food in front of us and put it on a sheet of tin foil. There was no air conditioning. Thankfully we had cold tea, instead of the traditional hot tea! Then we ...
Hello my beautiful people, I made it to Taiwan smoothly where I met with my highschool friend Wen-Ling, we went to Sedbergh School together for grade 11 and 12. Taiwan is still hot but not was hot as the Philippines and not as humid which is such a nice change. We took the high speed train from Taipei to Taichung. It feels good to see more modern ways and more organised ways to do things :).
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