Holiday Inn East Taipei
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Taiphoon Soudelor has been the strongest storm to hit the island in the last few years. It covered the whole island, made landfall on the East coast between Hualien and Yilan, where damage is and will be highest, as reports are slowly trickling in as the hours pass. On the island over the mountains the storm made a southern turn to move ...
... and there was a lot of walking, especially at the university, where we had walk down the long drive to the library. The library was the least interesting place we visited - kids were in the 9-13 year age range mostly, so not that into looking at buildings!
Day 3 was much more fun - a visit to the Vigor Kobo pineapple factory, where we got to make our own pineapple cakes, then shop ...
... to take a look at the three sitting golden Buddhas and at one huge reclining golden Buddha. I received a banana from one of the guests who was spending a month there and then headed to the park HQ where I left my pack to hike another 2 hour trail.
From Taroko I headed to Hualien to catch a train to Zhiben to visit with Tabby, another CS host. Tabby picked me up from the train station and took me to dinner at an aboriginal ...
... It had a horrible, rotten odor that lingered in the air. People eat it. To each his own.
On our way out of town, we were lucky enough to have access to the China Airlines lounge. More food! China airlines gets our vote for best lounge. There was noodle soup made to order, a variety of fresh dim sum, and a barrel of roasted sweet potatoes. We decided to exchange our leftover Taiwanese dollars for USD and eat our last meal in Taipei for free. ...
... process. We did find it amusing that one emperor descried the growth of elaborate carvings in jade, and urged people to return to the simpler, more traditional shapes, such as the bi disk. So enamored was he of the ancient, that there was a fair trade in forgeries, some of which were stored in the imperial palace with labels such as “fine example of ancient disk, in good condition” … even though modern tests have shown that they ...