Nice Prince Hotel
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... the police station to get our mountain entry permit (you need one of these, along with a park entry permit, if you want to climb Yushan). The evening was spent quietly, and after we packed our bags we went to bed at 7pm, as we were getting up at 2:30am to start our hike. The main reason for this is because you have to get to the mountain hut (8.5km up the trail) by 10am, and we weren’t sure if we could quite make it in time if we waited for the ...
... Daoist have people and animals. Wanwu worships Conficus, master of pen, and Kuan Ti, master of sword, in two separate temples, each decorated accordingly (eg, Kuan Ti temple has pictures of battles and described different types of swords and associated stories); temple is known as Literature-Warrior temple. Later saw town of JiJi (not Chinese but aboriginal naming) that ...
We finally made it to the Alishan village only to find out that the hotel we booked was no where near the village. So, the only English speaking person at the tourist information took us to a hotel that we think later is ran by his friend. Anyway, the owner actually speaks Cantonese and was quite helpful. The hotel would charitably be described as rudimentary.
We took a ride on the historic narrow gauge ...
... 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. ...
... local folk, the welcoming attitudes and helpfulness extended to us on our journey, and the excitement of travelling on a whim...
The next morning they served a traditional Taiwanese breakfast which was different! Pumpkin rice milk was delicious, as was the steamed bread. Later the manager took us to see some of the organic farms nearby. They grew grapes, some sort of Chinese vegetable and mushrooms. By establishing natural ponds they have encouraged frogs which in turn have ...