Sevilla Boutique Hostel

No.175 Sec. 2 Shenyang Road, Beitun District, Taichung, Taiwan | Hotel
 

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Noble Silence

A travel blog entry by nomad82

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... 11:00am: meditate in the hall, or at your own place according to teachers directions (only the first day we were allowed to go back, the rest of the days was in the meditation hall)

11:00am: Lunch

Noon: interview with teacher (you could ask questions to the main teacher) or rest

1:00pm-2:30pm: meditate in the hall or at your own place (I stayed in my room)

2:30pm-3:30pm: group meditation in the hall

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Taichung-Days 5 &6: Cooking and Acupuncture

A travel blog entry by morgangoche

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... floor where we talked to the doctors who practiced that, and finally the pharmacy, where they mixed the herbs and medicine that were given to patients to make into medicinal soups. We saw a lot of the Chinese herbs in powder and whole form. A women was even putting together a prescription for a patient who had just had a stroke, there was a least 7 different types of herbs. The powder form is in bottles and all computerized and that is covered under ...

Taichung-Days 3 & 4: Ice Cream and Earthquakes

A travel blog entry by morgangoche

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... my roommate was kicking my bed, well when I sat up she was staring at me, sitting on her bed thinking I was kicking hers. Turns out it was an earthquake, but a very weak one thankfully! At breakfast others had also felt it, so we knew we weren't crazy. Then C.Y., our professor from SDSU, who grew up in China talked a little about China and the government. I asked if there was any hidden kids, because of their policy, and he said definitely, he also said that ...

Taichung Adventures- Days 1 and 2

A travel blog entry by morgangoche

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... Museum. We didn't find out our tour guide was a traditional Chinese medicine doctor and surgeon until the end. The tour started with the history of the University. We saw a large Loupan, or Chinese magnetic compass, also known as a Feng Shui compass. They also had an antique pharmacy counter for traditional Chinese medicine. Other exhibits included animals of Taiwan with lots of snakes. They had the plants, including some that were toxic. ...

Shopping galore!!!!

A travel blog entry by nomad82

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... 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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