Travel Blogs from Taichung
... maybe 1 or 2 hours maximum. It was a difficult night, I got so frustrated that I was not able to sleep and cried. When I am overly tired and can't sleep, I tend to have a few tears. During meditation time I was not able to concentrate at all. Others were sick and were coughing in the hall without putting their hands in front of their mouth which made me feel worse!
Day 4: Concentrate just on the nostrils and feel the touch
This was a good day as ...
... 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 ...
Taichung Day 3
Today in Taichung we had a free morning before going to CMU (China Medical University) and decided to eat lunch at a bakery near our hotel, there were surprisingly a lot of bakeries around. The workers gave us free sandwiches when we came in, so that was very , and then I ordered an black tea latte and a little caramel chiffon cake, they were delicious, although I loved the Taiwanese food it was great to have a familiar taste..and textured food ...
... a statue they used to use to teach acupuncture, which had holes at the correct acupuncture locations. It was filled with water and wrapped in bandages and when they would practice, if they did it right water would drip out, if not they "killed" the person. It was an awesome museum and after looking around we went back to the Nutrition Department for lunch and had beef and noodles and some traditional Chinese medicine soup, it didn't taste that ...
... 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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