- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... with 4 or 5 kinds of mushrooms which was excellent, a mushroom susage which was so - so and deep fried variety of mushrooms which was very tasty and unhealthy. There was another 45 minutes wait for the return bus. At least they were air conditioned and came with individual seats a la tour busses and less than $2 for a 50 minute ride.
We found out that ...
We arrived to Sun Moon lake in the afternoon of the 7th. It is the biggest body of fresh water in Taiwan and a favorite recreation area of the island. It is actually a reservoir. With the recent drought, the lake is about 10 feet lower than usual. We took a walk before dinner, the lake is pretty enough but nothing special. Linda did try to ride a free bike for guests.
We bought ...
... trousers. In the evening we met Cathy - a CS from our wonderful days a year ago with all our Asian friends in Katikati. She asked a friend to be our guide to the big Night Market. A trip to these places is all about food! Ginger tea, beer with whipped butter like cream-hot on top and cold beer below! Fried chicken roll. Baked potato hawaiian. Frozen banana dipped in chocolate then nuts. We bargained for a duvet cover for home.
Day 3 Off to buy a nature walking ...
... The driver also took us to a modern buddhist temple which was quite impressive.
We came back to the hotel around 3:30 to take a break. Dinner was at 6 in a nearby small restaurant at the "old street". We went to the old street shortly after 5 and wondered around for a bit. I got a couple of souvenirs (oh boy! How am I going to carry all the stuff back?!!:-().
The restaurant apparently was a very popular one. It was very crowded even before 6. Somehow our travel ...
... especially for the size of our van. We chatted about that. Chris also introduced me to the well known Chinese documentary series called "A Bite of China" and I watched one episode on his laptop. FANTASTIC!! I must download the whole thing and watch!!
Our first stop was after about 2 hours drive, at a place that used to be a Japanese village/community that farmed (stole) Chinese forest/wood. Now it was kind of a market place with all kinds of stores. ...