Kao Yuan Hotel - Chungchen Road
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... 11:00am: meditate in the hall, or at your own place according to teachers directions (only the first day we were allowed to go back, the rest of the days was in the meditation hall)
Noon: interview with teacher (you could ask questions to the main teacher) or rest
1:00pm-2:30pm: meditate in the hall or at your own place (I stayed in my room)
2:30pm-3:30pm: group meditation in the hall
... they were both really good. We also ate bamboo, pork that was cooked with the skin and fat, and clam soup. All were excellent! That night we went out with the students and had a great time, they also gave us Chinese names- mine is Shi yuan ( I still don't have the Chinese characters down). Their names go last name then first name and usually mean something. So Shi is from my last name and yuan is a traditional dance and means free or open space. We had been ...
... us to the Night Market. These markets are all over Taichung, but we went to the biggest one, and it is literally every night. The market was like a huge flea market and state fair combined. There was so many stands of food, with everything from fried squid to stinky tofu. There was also a bunch of indoor stores and vendors who were also outside on the street. For food I tried squishy sweet-potato fries, a whole huge shrimp that I had to crack to eat, egg cake, ...
... packaged foods - one of them being bamboo-covered peanuts! To end the evening, us girls did some yoga.
Taichung Day 2
Day 2 started the exchange-student itinerary at China Medical University. They showed us around the Nutrition Department. Their dietetics program was very comparable with the program from South Dakota State University. But they have a lot more research, we even saw their lab testing mice. Then we went to the China ...
... 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. :)