Holiday Inn Express Taichung Park
Travel Blogs from Taichung
... no eye contact, you can only talk to the assistant teachers and the teacher himself.
Day 1: Awareness of Breath
We had to be conscious of our breathing and concentrate on it for the first day. My first day, my mind was like a chatterbox, I could not get it to quiet down. I find it difficult to sit cross legged on the ground so after the first 2hours I requested a chair which a few people did and it was more comfortable. ...
... floor where we talked to the doctors who practiced that, and finally the pharmacy, where they mixed the herbs and medicine that were given to patients to make into medicinal soups. We saw a lot of the Chinese herbs in powder and whole form. A women was even putting together a prescription for a patient who had just had a stroke, there was a least 7 different types of herbs. The powder form is in bottles and all computerized and that is covered under ...
... within our government that not everywhere has. That day the students took us to some stores near the train station and we went into a huge candy shop, and ice cream shop. I got green tea chocolate and oolong tea ice cream-yum! I also tried a famous desert in Taiwan called pinapple cake, it was pretty good. After that we went to another huge mall that has a movie theater in it, and watched Godzilla, in English, The cost for the movie was like it is in Algona, ...
... afternoon Dr. C.Y. Wang and Dr. Kendra Kattelmann, our professors that came with us, gave lectures to many Taiwan nutrition majors. Dr. Kattelmann talked about the dietetic program at SDSU and also about obesity in America. She said 2/3 of the population is overweight and I thought it was a good analogy when she said imagine being on a plane in a group of three seats, at least two of the people in each group would be overweight. The night ended with ...
... 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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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services