The Mudan Hot Springs
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Just about one hour until we leave Tainan. Trying to stay awake. It's morning in America now. 一個小時後 ;要離開台ࡕ 5;。我硬不Š 01;睡，美國 694;在是早上 ...
... ordinary at all. Next the ‘Meinung Folk Village’ which apparently is well known for making paper umbrellas (we saw more souvenir shops than umbrellas there).
Finally we got into Kaohsiung and we hit a gold mine under the guise of The Kindness Hotel! The room (though a quad share) was luxurious and the hotel had a free 24 hr dessert bar and laundrette .. and all much better value ...
... kill some time before dinner we decided to wander around an art village which featured some very odd pieces of art! I think it's fair to say I don't 'get' modern art. It was interesting nonetheless. Dinner was at a restaurant which served home made pasta dishes, after which we went back to the river briefly to see the city lit up.
Tonight Michael and I introduced Sam to An Idiot Abroad, which he now loves! We have also been quizzing him on every aspect ...
... out of the ground due to natural gas coming up through the rocks. We're back at Sam's apartment now and we're going to have a quiet night in. Tomorrow he has some more sightseeing around Kaohsiung planned for us and we're also going to be visiting Ginny's family.
The photo in this entry is actually from yesterday but as it's a good one I thought I'd put it up anyway!
... We got up slightly later than we'd planned today so we didn't get to see quite as much of Taipei as we hoped. First up was Taipei 101, the 2nd tallest building in the world. We headed up to the Starbucks on the 35th floor to take some photos of the views. After lunch we then headed to Longshan Temple. It was very busy and full of people waving around incense sticks and trying to pray while we got in the ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking