Kao Yuan Hotel (Chungchen Road)

No.392 Chungchen Road, Taichung, Taiwan | Hotel
Prices starting from $48.00
 

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Noble Silence

A travel blog entry by nomad82

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... 11: clean up and back homeI visited Taichung with a couple of new friends and was able to join in a calligraphy class!

I recommend it, Vipassana is offered throughout the world and it is by donation only! Accomodation and meals are provided!

Culture shock:
People would **** and burp like no one else was there, mostly common amongst the elderly people. It was quite revolting and I thought quite rude, especially during meditation hours! In ...

Taichung-Days 5 &6: Cooking and Acupuncture

A travel blog entry by morgangoche

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... care, but the other forms must be paid for separately. That kind was about $10 a day. Next we went back to CMU to do Tai chi, which was originally practiced in China for fighting, but now is more of an exercise or meditation technique to feel the qi (source of all movement) or heat energy within your hands and body. After lunch a doctor who practices traditional Chinese medicine came to give us a presentation. She explained the philosophy-the yin/yang theory, ...

Taichung-Days 3 & 4: Ice Cream and Earthquakes

A travel blog entry by morgangoche

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... 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, ...

Taichung Adventures- Days 1 and 2

A travel blog entry by morgangoche

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... went on back and forth, them teaching us dances and then we would teach them dances. None of us had expected the night to turn into a dance/karaoke party, but it did pretty quick! They sang some songs also, and then our guys sang Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus and did a dance/prop show with umbrellas, singing Umbrella by Rihanna. It was a great night and we really got to know the students, they were all so nice and spoke English really well.


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Shopping galore!!!!

A travel blog entry by nomad82

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... 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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