Grace Garden Resort
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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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 ...
... closed it's doors and parked up. We waited another half an hour before giving up and getting a taxi.
The hotel was fine. Though our room smelt a little like cigarettes, everything else was good. Plus we had a free breakfast thrown in. We identified a nearby vegan restaurant and went there for dinner. On the way, we realised that Tainan does not take pedestrian safety as seriously as in Taipei. With pavements ending abruptly ...
... also exceptional. We are just templed out. Dinner on the street again with noodles made with fish paste, fish balls soup, deep fried shrimp rolls (yummmm), a steamed pudding that was savory, deep fried fish sticks and deep fried yams. All that for about C$ 8.
Off to Alishan tomorrow, and I think we have figured out how and when to get there, should be an adventure.
HSR - High Speed Rail from Taipei to Kaohsiung. Like Taiwan's bus and metro systems, this inter-city system is excellent.
And we are discovering there are some pluses to being grey-haired and obviously decrepit - folk offer us the priority seats on public transport! There is half-price for the over 65s, but in most cases this is just for the Taiwanese. They apologise, but we can see the point - they have paid the taxes. Also for museums and other entries.
... to sit down and rest everywhere I could. This museum was not crowded at all. It was very crowded when it was first built, our guide told us. Now since there is the new ChiMei museum, this one seemed to have attracted much less attention.
It was mid afternoon when we finished visiting the history museum. Our next stop was an old Japanese department store in the city, which was the fanciest department store in the 1930s. Now it still sells things but is more of ...