Holiday Inn Express Taichung Park
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Hello my beautiful people, I completed a 10 day silent retreat Meditation in Taichung, Taiwan. For 10 whole days, you were not allowed to talk or have eye contact.
4:00am: wake up bell
4:30am-6:30am: meditate in the meditation hall (MH) or at your own place (bed) (The first day I went, then I stayed in my own room)
8:00am-9:00am: group meditation in the hall
... fried veggies, sweet potato, and gensin. After that we had another cooking class, so we ate a lot of food today. We made a very traditional rice treat called Zongzi for an upcoming festival, called the Dragon Boat Festival. We took two bamboo leaves shaped like a cone and then put rice, pork, boiled peanuts, shrimp, egg yolk, black fungus (mushrooms), and then more rice. We wrapped the bamboo leaves really tight around it and then tied it with others and they ...
... know you already have two kids-which they can now have instead of just one-they will pull you and force abortions on women. He told us about the bribery and corruption within their government, and that in high school some of his classmates went to America to study, like him, and some stayed in China. The ones who stayed have pretty high ranking government jobs, but he said they have to "compromise" and must be willing to not always have very good morals. No one ...
... bus to a "department store" or huge mall, with 15 floors. There was also a famous singer outside and a huge mob wanting him to sign things. That night we ate at a little restaurant where each table had its own table-top grill. We grilled lamb, beef, corn-on-the-cob, green peppers, and mushrooms. I also tried red tea - not as good as my favorite - green tea! That night we checked out a fruit stand, some local grocery stores, and we also got ...
... temples, stores and tasted some interesting good food. We ended with a family dinner at the restaurant.
This week, we will visit Taipei and another classmate of ours.
To make it public: I will be participating in a "Silent meditation retreat" for 10 days here in Taiwan. I am really looking forward to this experience, no technology, nothing, just meditation and yoga. :)
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