Tempus Hotel Taichung
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... in the hall or at your own place according to teacher's directions (we stayed in the hall)
5:00pm: snack (piece of fruit) and a cup of tea
6:00pm-7:00pm: group meditation in the hall
7:00pm-8:15pm: discourse (listening to S.N.Goenka teach us about Vipassana)
8:15pm-9:00pm: meditate in the hall then rest
9:00pm-9:30pm: questions to the teachers (optional)
All meals were vegetarian.Noble Silence for 10 days, ...
... they were both really good. We also ate bamboo, pork that was cooked with the skin and fat, and clam soup. All were excellent! That night we went out with the students and had a great time, they also gave us Chinese names- mine is Shi yuan ( I still don't have the Chinese characters down). Their names go last name then first name and usually mean something. So Shi is from my last name and yuan is a traditional dance and means free or open space. We had been ...
... within our government that not everywhere has. That day the students took us to some stores near the train station and we went into a huge candy shop, and ice cream shop. I got green tea chocolate and oolong tea ice cream-yum! I also tried a famous desert in Taiwan called pinapple cake, it was pretty good. After that we went to another huge mall that has a movie theater in it, and watched Godzilla, in English, The cost for the movie was like it is in Algona, ...
... Museum. We didn't find out our tour guide was a traditional Chinese medicine doctor and surgeon until the end. The tour started with the history of the University. We saw a large Loupan, or Chinese magnetic compass, also known as a Feng Shui compass. They also had an antique pharmacy counter for traditional Chinese medicine. Other exhibits included animals of Taiwan with lots of snakes. They had the plants, including some that were toxic. ...
... to a night market......omg....I absolutely love it! It is cheap and there is so much to buy! If I was going home from here, I think I would buy another suitcase just for shopping. They have a lot of different stuff. I just totally love it!!!!
Today (may 11th), for mother's day, we went to see her grand-parents and I met a whole lot of relatives. We walked around their hometown (Nukang) and ...