Ke Chi Hsuan Private Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Hualien
Sun Moon Lake- very pretty, you appreciate the nature in Taiwan. But, it's just a mountain lake. Xuanzang Temple- Buddhist, honouring monk who traveled to India to study Buddhism and translate scriptures in Chinese, bringing the religion to China. Ci'en Pagoda- built by Chiang Kai Sek in memory of his mother when she died (1971). It's 46m tall, and it's built ...
... teaching programs were concluded after Dong He and Jia Li, I was welcomed to stay with a fellow family on the program for an extra week. They had immigrated to the U.S, and had raised their children in New Jersey. However, every year they return to visit family in the capital Taibei and the metropolis of Tainan.
Walk with me please, as we travel through an adventure of learning and exploration in the Far Eastern country of Taiwan.
... we were awake anyways at 3:30 am to get ready for the sunrise tour at 4 am despite the promised wake up call did not happen. The sunrise was OK. It is reputed to be one of the must see sights in Alishan. Glad that we took the bus ride rather than hike up to a viewpoint in the dark.
We are going to take the bus to Sun Moon lake this afternoon to a 4 star hotel. Hopefully, hot water will be running.
... bus trip. I am now in the Centre of the,island. Unfortunately the sky was very cloudy today and it even rained. But it is pleasant to be here. There are many little children but I see only little boys.
On the advice of a friend, I wanted to visit the Taroko Gorges, but even at the Taipei Tourist Bureau, they suggested that I drop it because you need to change buses and they are afraid I'm going to get lost. By coming here, ...
... sticky rice and soup with fresh bamboo shoot.
The owner took all the guests on a tour after dark to see fireflies. Words are inadequate to describe the spectacle of hundreds of blinking lights flying around and up the hill side. It looked like a giant Christmas tree with blinking lights. That was worth staying in the B&B just for the show
On to Alishan tomorrow. ...