Travel Blogs from Miao-li
... we have spent the majority of our time in Taiwan at schools, English conversation clubs, and churches. Then, we caught the train back to Danshui. We really enjoyed spending time with the pastor and his family here in Hsinchu. They were so kind and ...
Today, we taught English in multiple classes in a high school. In the evening, the pastor of a church here took us to the beach. It ended up being an industrial beach, so we did not swim, but we took a nice stroll along the waterfront. There were thousands of crabs, and they rolled the sand up into tiny balls, so the sand looked kind of like art.
Then, after the beach, the pastor ...
This morning, we joined the local church for their weekly service, and we were able to share some during the service as well. Then, we debriefed our time with the pastor and elders of the church.
Next, one of our good friends bought stinky tofu for us to try. It tasted good, but it was a bit spicy. Stinky tofu smells bad, but it usually tastes good. He also made coffee in this beaker-like contraption. ...
... they took us to eat mango ice, which was made out of real, fresh mangos. It was very refreshing after walking in the heat.
When we returned to the church, the pastor taught us some songs in Hakka, one of the local languages. Then, we led a junior high youth group event. My favorite part of the event was when we broke into girls and guys groups at the end and just talked. We were really able to encourage these young girls in many ...
We had to say goodbye to our friends in Ershui this morning. I am really sad to leave this village. Their hospitality has blown us out of the waters. They went SO above and beyond in hosting us, and we had a really great time with them.
After saying goodbye, we took the train to our next stop, a town called Guanxi in Hsinchu county, where we led a high school youth group upon arrival. We had a wonderful time interacting with the youth ...
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Other places to stay in Miao-li
No.72 Longshan Tai-An Township, Miao-li | Hotelfrom $98
No.34 Longshan, Tai-an Town, Miao-li | Hotelfrom $190
No.58-7 Yuandun, Jinshui Village, Tai'an Xiang, Miao-li | Hotelfrom $187
No.32-3 Nanjiang Village, Nanjhuang Township, Miao-li | Hotelfrom $74