Leader Village Taroko
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HE SAID: Taroko is an amazing national park filled with trees and marble mountains. Definitely a highlight of Taiwan. Now, more importantly here are the few weird things about Taiwan: 1. Garbage Trucks play nearly identical songs to our ice cream trucks. 2. Many street lights flash yellow but stay on yellow for so long that it's difficult to tell …
... to catching up with her friend in Taiwan. Bella drove with us to the next stop which was called ‘Water Running Upward’. Unfortunately for us it was closed for maintenance. It was explained to us that it actually is an optical illusion that makes the water appear to run uphill!
Next we drove north to Sansiantai Island. There we saw Eight Arches Bridge and a Pebble Beach - ...
... to have a quick look around the night market but by the time we got there is was closed. Only a coupe of food stools were still open. As soon as we got back to the hostel we got into bed and have a decent night sleep. The following morning we didn't get up at the time we wanted because we were so warm and comfortable in our beds to move. We kept pressing snooze on our alarms. Also our room was pitch black because we didn't have any natural sunlight coming through, so I ...
... Kuang Express (the third fastest class of trains on Taiwan's network), arrived on time, as all trains did. (Why, Australia, why!) It was cheap too - NT$311 one way. It was a charming old train, about 14 bright orange cars hauled by a bright orange electric locomotive. I nicknamed it the Fanta Express.
The train dated to the early 1970s by my estimation - fake timber Formica panelling, peppermint cloth seats. It wasn't fast (by Taiwan standards, I mean; it would be considered high ...
... right because in Singapore vehicles travel on the left side of the road. The most difficult part of the road rules for both of us was the box at some intersections for motorbikes to make left turns. When you wanted to make a left turn at these particular intersections, motorbikes had to actually be in the right lane, turn right at the intersection, than make a quick, sharp, left turn u-turn into a box painted on the road. Then ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed