The Splendor Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Taichung and Kaohsiung - two cities I've never before visited! This part of the trip was at a high speed (literally at times) and exhilarating. The bus to Taichung was uneventful, but driving through the countryside involved spectacular views of farms, rice paddies, ornate temples, palm trees, and the occasional high rise building. I spoke to Jenny …
We left the hotel at 9am. Owen, Takako and James spent the next 20 minutes or so discussing the events from yesterday ie having to take the cabs from the train station rather than having Mr Chen pick us up as well as the timing of the activities for today. We were going to be split up into three different groups depending on who does what. Owen and …
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. …
... ice cream store which is a converted eye hospital from the pre WWII Japanese era was only 2 blocks from the bus station. It is also a very upscale Japanese style gift shop. The ice cream was great.
We bought fried dumplings and a combination dinner with grilled chicken, a fried egg, vegetables and rice for our late evening train ride to Hualien.
We arrived to Sun Moon lake in the afternoon of the 7th. It is the biggest body of fresh water in Taiwan and a favorite recreation area of the island. It is actually a reservoir. With the recent drought, the lake is about 10 feet lower than usual. We took a walk before dinner, the lake is pretty enough but nothing special. Linda did try to ride a free bike for guests.
We bought ...