Silks Place Taroko
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsSilks Place Taroko Hualien
lovely place, hip with style.
located in the mountain, so relax in Taiwan.
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I decided to try this travel blog site after some advice from Lorraine. As you know, I had been having a devil of a time trying to compress these huge files. I'm not sure why the original Tokyo blog was so small whereas the rest of the Taiwan blogs were just super enormous, despite saving it as a PDF. Anyway, here goes my first attempt on this site …
... to catching up with her friend in Taiwan. Bella drove with us to the next stop which was called ‘Water Running Upward’. Unfortunately for us it was closed for maintenance. It was explained to us that it actually is an optical illusion that makes the water appear to run uphill!
Next we drove north to Sansiantai Island. There we saw Eight Arches Bridge and a Pebble Beach - ...
... com which told us that it would take us 5hrs and we had to go past Taipei to get there. We eventually agreed that we should go back to Taipei for another couple of nights before heading down the west coast to Taichung and sun moon lake. The following day we set our alarms for 8am but ended up getting up at 9.30. It was so weird again that we both didn't want to get up. We just wanted to stay in bed all day. I was first in the shower because I didn't want the whole day to ...
... Ocean but Taroko Gorge, carved by the Liwu River, is the most famous. Three and a bit hours after boarding I alighted at Xincheng station, the closest to Taroko. I walked out to the bus interchange and there was plenty of bus timetable information - all in Chinese. I had learnt the three Chinese characters for 'Taroko' but I could not find them anywhere on the timetables or the buses. The station staff, bus drivers and intending passengers could not speak a word of English or understand ...
... right because in Singapore vehicles travel on the left side of the road. The most difficult part of the road rules for both of us was the box at some intersections for motorbikes to make left turns. When you wanted to make a left turn at these particular intersections, motorbikes had to actually be in the right lane, turn right at the intersection, than make a quick, sharp, left turn u-turn into a box painted on the road. Then ...