Onestar Chang-An Hotel
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... Taichung/Tainan to the Taiwan Strait and heading to China. We will have to wait for the damage caused in the southern mountains around Tainan, Kaoshiung and Pintung, an area which was devastated and killed over 600 people by biblical floods caused by Typhoon Morakot.
My photos are just the tip of the real damage and taken ...
... and there was a lot of walking, especially at the university, where we had walk down the long drive to the library. The library was the least interesting place we visited - kids were in the 9-13 year age range mostly, so not that into looking at buildings!
Day 3 was much more fun - a visit to the Vigor Kobo pineapple factory, where we got to make our own pineapple cakes, then shop ...
... the isles, we wandered along for a while, bought Nikki's shoes( finally) bought ourselves some dinner from a little stall, which was very nice, the we even managed to find a Taiwanese Ice cream spring roll place and had another one!!! Oh well, that would be our last one, and we really enjoyed it! We stayed at the market till about 11.30pm then caught the train back to the hotel for a nightcap before collapsing into bed after such a fantastic ...
... way. Now and then I got tantalising peaks.
I was getting quite excited the closer I got. The design of this 509 metre tall building is superb as it has to deal with two very different forces of nature; earthquakes and typhoons.
Just before the tower itself is an exhibition hall for the Taipei World Trade Centre. In there was a huge IT exhibition which reminded me of the BETT exhibitions in Olympia, London. So in I went and ...
... admit my heart sank at the prospect of this 'Oh, my first meal in Taiwan is going to be a ****** bun or sandwich from a convenience store'. Oh how little I knew.
Compared to the 7-11 I know in Malaysia, this place is the Harrods of convenience stores; they have EVERYTHING! Alongside the usual supply of food and drink, they have laundry services, clothing, cosmetics, stationary, a yong tau foo style food counter and even a small ...