Tempus Hotel Taichung
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... was a 4 Km walk uphill to the mushroom farm that we wanted to visit. There were many mushroom farms and people processing and selling mushrooms on the way. This area apparently produces 60% of all the mushrooms grown in Taiwan. Mushrooms are grown in little plastic bags now and you can buy bags already seeded to grow your own mushrooms at home. We ...
... some English as her children lives in Richmond, B.C. We then stopped by to see a performance by the local tribe. It was OK.
On the train to Taichung. When we got there, it took a few tries to find our hotel which was only 200m from the station, but on the other side of the tracks. We were in the low rent part of a large hotel, but can't complain for C $47 with free breakfast to boot. ...
... are under a high-sided 'gazebo' brightly decorated.
People dressed in black and wearing hessian type hoods sit on stools in front of a form of altar area. We sit behind and observe the rituals which broke every half hour or so for a 'smoko'. Water, fruit and cookies are available.
During the first of these while there was still sufficient light. Yvonne and one uncle show us round his garden, of which he is justly proud. Peach, apple, citrus and other fruit ...
... s market sort of place where Lucy and I each got some preserved turnips which smelt good. The town (or big village) we went to was called PuLi. We toured a liquor factory and later a paper making factory (which had some DIY activity Lucy was interested but it took too long so we did not do it). We had lunch at a nice family operated restaurant in PuLi. It was a vegetarian restaurant, with Italian style food, with some Indian flavor. Quite good. The place was nice and clean so lunch ...
... into our rooms, we met again at 3:30 to take a walk up the mountain from the hotel, to the temple nearby. The temple was called Wen Wu Temple (Culture and Military?). We climbed all the way up the 3-tired temple and had a little exercise.
Dinner was at 6. Chinese food. We enjoyed it, even though the dish "buddha jumps over wall" was rather disappointing, everything else was good. The buffet dinner place tonight was having a roasted pig. We walked by ...