The Splendor Hotel
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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 …
... at the top of the stairs then climbed to the top of the pagoda which had an amazing view! There was a bell at the top that had a sign saying that if you say Buddha's name 3 times then make a wish, your wish will come true, so of course we did it! Once we finished our climb, we went to see a beautiful Temple. This one was very new and was still being completed. The carvings had such intricate details, they were absolutely beautiful! The main theme of the temple was dragons as ...
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 ...
... research unit, and it was obvious that the kids really enjoyed the outdoors stuff. We went on a tour the night we arrived, and saw flying squirrels, frogs, and a fire-fly - pretty exciting for city kids, and my first squirrel too!
The strangest thing we did was go to the monster village next to the nature park - a strange theme for a village, but it was rather ...
... Jo is gonna be fun. Small world, huh? Now I am starting to run into volunteers I didn’t know I practically already knew. Freaky!
This morning Jo and I went out to the newest Chrysanthemum garden and laid out wood chips in between the rows. I don’t really know why they do that, but it sure does look nice. We worked until it got too hot, then we went back to the farm house. I am not sure what Dominic was doing, but when we got home we joined him ...