Grand Forward Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... is really nice and I am glad that I got lucky with a down to earth roommate!
As we were watching the movie, the sky got pretty freaky.. Crazy colours i took some pictures because I had never seen anything like this before! Well off tro work on this early Saturday morning.. Long day, up a 7am and don't finish work till ...
... a cold beer would have been perfect, which we of course forgot to bring.
Heading down to the south of Taiwan by high speed railway (c.275km/h) really showed me the diversity of this relatively small country. Although there are a few cities in the south this region is mostly about fantastic tropical nature. Beaches, mountains and rain forests are everywhere and exploring them is great fun. I actually had my first ever (and unsuccessful) ...
... if it tasked right. It did not, probably because he added in two whole spoonfuls of vermouth, when you're meant to give it a splash and then dump the rest out. My cousin tells me martinis are out because they taste awful--I wonder if this is because they're not made right, though.
So as you might be able to see from this entry, I've done only a handful of things in Taipei and spent most of my time eating and catching up with family. And while that ...
... br> The Confucius temple received a great write up in the guidebook I had read at the hostel, but I thought it was very ordinary to be honest. It was large, airy and pretty dull. Its neighbour on the other hand, the relatively small Bao-an temple, was an all together different affair. The place was small, incredibly detailed in design and had a real atmosphere to it. The temple was still very much in use too, and the few people praying at the various shrines ...
... as the appetizer with black plum juice. We were lucky to get some free pork ribs from a lucky draw and it was soft and juicy. Next, was the chicken cooked in Chinese wine and soy sauce and stir-fried vegetables. Lastly, the fried shrimps were served and they were so soft and crispy that we could even eat the shells. After a heavy dinner, we dropped the guy off at another hostel and we went back home to rest.
The next morning I ...