The Surf Shack Hostel

No.224 Hengnan Road, Hengchun Town, Pingtung, 946, Taiwan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pingtung

Day 1

A travel blog entry by tis

9

... a rainbow Ferris wheel at the top. ���� Finally we arrived at the Howard Plaza Hotel and had a wonderful buffet dinner! This first day was a blast!
We're looking forward to the next day ahead of us!
Written by Afreen G, Caitlyn L, and Courtney ...

We are the 1%

A travel blog entry by donnaterman

No, not rich. There are plenty of people here with money. Taiwan is definitely a first world country. We are part of the 1% of non-Asians in Taiwan. Which means people notice us, in a polite way. Lots of strangers say hello, and even "welcome to Taiwan", ...

Thoughts on Taiwan

A travel blog entry by donnaterman

1

... whatever we need. But there is a difference from India.

In India, people MUST learn English so that they can speak to each other (since your first tongue might be Tamil while mine is Urdu or Malayalam or one of 50 others). In Taiwan, they can easily speak to all their neighbors in Mandarin, but they learn English because they are well educated, and they practice it when they see our movies or tv. That also explains why every sign in ...

In the Night Market

A travel blog entry by donnaterman

6

Kaohsiung has two night markets, open every day of the year. Several blocks are closed to traffic, and filled with food vendors and stalls selling purses, t-shirts, iPhone covers, and tchotchkes. Kaohsiung is a coastal city, so there's a lot of fresh seafood at the stalls. That and something called "stinky tofu" which is apparently an acquired taste, like French cheeses. It was a very fragrant ...

Christmas trees

A travel blog entry by donnaterman

2

We have seen Christmas trees several places in Taiwan, especially shopping malls and hotels. Although there are not many Christians here, like everywhere in the world they see American tv and movies, and apparently they like our Christmas trees. And then they leave them up through Chinese New Year, which is often in February. It's on a lunar calendar, so the dates ...

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This hotel is located on No.224 Hengnan Road, Hengchun Town, Pingtung.
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