Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel Tainan
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Today we went for a boat ride within a Mangrove forest, which was really nice. we then sampled some lovely temples, a market and an awl store. In the evening, we had a decent buffet dinner. Tomorrow will be difficult, as thete are no seats on the train to our next destination. Thus, we are taking a taxi and train to another town and then flying to our dedtination. Grrr... .
Took a slow train to Tainan today, only to discover the train station has no elevators (and our suitcases are waaaay to heavy). Arrived to the hotel, lounged a bit and went some temple touring. When we returned, we realized there are no more train tickets to our next destination, thus we booked an unplanned flight to Huelien from a nearby town.
... three months and what a great place it has been. After a rocky start and the culture shock of arriving in Taipei for the first time I was really glad I had given Taiwan the time it deserves, it really has been a great experience, a really diverse country steeped in tradition with outstanding natural features of mountains combined with coastline and ocean views aplenty, the whole country is great ( even Taipei had grown on me second and third time around!) Once ...
When checking out of the Taipei hotel, the guy running the place asked if he could take a photo of us. This was a bit odd but we obliged, with our big backpacks. Who knows what the photos will be used for! We continued to borrow the Taiwan Lonely Planet, with the intention of returning it when we came back to Taipei for our flight out to the next destination.
We were heading off to Tainan, another large city in Taiwan. There ...
... and shrines built out onto the lake. First was the Dragon & Tiger Pagodas, twin towers that were beautifully decorated with good views from their upper floors. Particularly appropriate as Orla is a Dragon, and Liam a Tiger in the Chinese Zodiac! The second temple was dragon themed, with a beautiful pavilion far out in the middle of the lake. The third had a huge statue of a seated warrior sporting a fantastic beard. On the way back we ...