Promisedland Resort & Lagoon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Hualien
... banger, Starbucks in hand and we were off. After an hours driving to the west we arrived at the entrance to Taroko Gorge and those bloody Chinese tourists had beaten us there. Nevertheless....they couldn't stop the awe of Taroko Gorge on first sight. It really is something special. You'll recall our mate Ryan Cheng telling us back in Shanghai to avoid TG when a typhoon is around due to the potential falling rock situation. We thought poppycock but as the typhoon ...
... meet the sea. The mountains behind Hualien are really steep and the ocean is very deep straight off the coast. It's "Extreme Wollongong"! The city has an industrial feel to it, probably owing to the quarries, ports and factories that surround the area. I get the district impression that Hualien is going through a period of change - from an industrial city to a cosmopolitan tourist area, with cool hostels and cafe's popping up all over ...
... grotto and started our walk. The walk took in narrow gorge walls, with swirling patterns in the marble which were very pretty to look at. We turned back after 20 minutes, to make sure that we would be in time for the bus. This time, the bus was late, which left us waiting for 45 minutes. We realised that this was a really cr*p bus system and decided not to trust leaving on the last bus of the day.
Our next stop was at the Lushui trail. ...
... crossing and it looked like they were prepared judging by the ample supply of sick bags on board! On arrival I cycled to the local police station to see if they could tell me where I could find my guesthouse ( a name I only had in Chinese but had been given the guesthouse number by someone in Hualien, more random stranger help!) This again is what good in Taiwan, especially if cycling, you have any problems or want water, toilet or a bike tyre pump just go into local police ...
... CKS's time was the local Alcatraz- anyone who spoke against him (or pro-communism for that matter) could disappear the next day and find him/herself locked away there. Interestingly, this preservation area is next to a military base so the fighter jets were having practice runs during our visit. We then went to San Sien Tai (Three Fairy Stand), a pebble beach with eroded cliffs and henceforth formed mini islands. Given most of ...