The Splendor Hotel
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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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. …
Sun Moon Lake- very pretty, you appreciate the nature in Taiwan. But, it's just a mountain lake. Xuanzang Temple- Buddhist, honouring monk who traveled to India to study Buddhism and translate scriptures in Chinese, bringing the religion to China. Ci'en Pagoda- built by Chiang Kai Sek in memory of his mother when she died (1971). It's 46m tall, and it's built ...
The party on the final night was fun, and the teachers had a well-earned drink after at the little High Life store - like a 7-11 chain. Next day the bus was very quiet, from exhausted kids who mostly slept, tho a few ********es kept playing on their phones.
Overall, I loved Taiwan- it's like a clean, civilised version of China, and people care about ...