The Splendor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taichung
We left the hotel at 9am but James had wanted to leave at 11am. That was going to be a total waste of time as half the day is lost. It is supposed to be Owen and Takako decision as to the itinerary, not the local guide's. They spent the next 20 minutes or so discussing the events from yesterday ie having to take the cabs from the train station …
We left Sun Moon Lake at around 10.30am. It was going to be a long day and a bit of a headache for Owen. Some of us were going to take the train or several trains to Taichung and some of would be coaching it all the way there. This whole area had been hit by the 1999 earthquake.
Mr Chen, the driver, had brought his two dogs along again. …
... maybe 1 or 2 hours maximum. It was a difficult night, I got so frustrated that I was not able to sleep and cried. When I am overly tired and can't sleep, I tend to have a few tears. During meditation time I was not able to concentrate at all. Others were sick and were coughing in the hall without putting their hands in front of their mouth which made me feel worse!
Day 4: Concentrate just on the nostrils and feel the touch
This was a good day as ...
... the students took us to a club called SIMBA and we all had a blast! There was a band who sang mostly American songs, and they were really good. I was so happy to have met the students and hang out with them for a week, they were just like us and unbelievably nice, we were all sad to leave them because the next day we had to leave for Taipei, the capitol city of Taiwan. Some of them will be coming to South Dakota State this summer so I can't wait to see them then!
... cookies that said I love you on them and this was because in Chinese 5/20 sounds like I love you and the year 2014 sounds like forever..so it reminded me of a Valentine's Day bake sale. Dr. Chow, the department head of nutrition, gave us a brief presentation on what we would be doing that afternoon- making ice cream. One of her graduate students researched a functional food and anti-obesity project using a fruit, that is more like a gourd, called bitter-melon ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility