Travel Blogs from Kaohsiung
Just about one hour until we leave Tainan. Trying to stay awake. It's morning in America now. 一個小時後 ;要離開台ࡕ 5;。我硬不Š 01;睡，美國 694;在是早上 ...
... ordinary at all. Next the ‘Meinung Folk Village’ which apparently is well known for making paper umbrellas (we saw more souvenir shops than umbrellas there).
Finally we got into Kaohsiung and we hit a gold mine under the guise of The Kindness Hotel! The room (though a quad share) was luxurious and the hotel had a free 24 hr dessert bar and laundrette .. and all much better value ...
... Kendo at a training centre which was really cool - it's a branch of samurai so there was lots of sword wielding! Next up, we went down to the port area and visited the former British consulate building which is now an art gallery, shop, and cafe with only a small display explaining the building's history.
In the early evening we boarded a solar powered boat for a cruise along the Love River. It was very informative and nice to see the sights along the ...
... out of the ground due to natural gas coming up through the rocks. We're back at Sam's apartment now and we're going to have a quiet night in. Tomorrow he has some more sightseeing around Kaohsiung planned for us and we're also going to be visiting Ginny's family.
The photo in this entry is actually from yesterday but as it's a good one I thought I'd put it up anyway!
... We got up slightly later than we'd planned today so we didn't get to see quite as much of Taipei as we hoped. First up was Taipei 101, the 2nd tallest building in the world. We headed up to the Starbucks on the 35th floor to take some photos of the views. After lunch we then headed to Longshan Temple. It was very busy and full of people waving around incense sticks and trying to pray while we got in the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services