Grand Hotel Taipei
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... walls arent the thickest or most sound proof that I have ever slept between. Otherwise I am enjoying waking up in my own apartment in Ximending as well as heading home of a night time. Today also marks my seventh working day in Taiwan. My first day last week left me feeling like I was drowning. So many new things to get my head around- new textbooks, online homework systems, online lesson planning systems, ...
... and sent me on my way. 20 minutes later I arrived in Tianxiang and headed to the church hostel where the lovely hostel manager welcomed me (I had actually called him in the morning but I thought he is running a church hostel in another town where I wanted to go to). He showed me my ‘room’ in the church – a three person platform, like a Chinese style Kang bed. I had the whole place for myself and after putting down my stuff ...
... our way back down. We were joined in our Gondola this time by a young couple with a toddler, and an older lady who must have been Mum to one of the couple. We caused quite a stir and the young lad was very shy even with much cajoling from Mum and Dad to talk to us! It turned out the lady spoke very good English, and the gentleman also had a very good grasp of the language, and as Taiwan has been so far, the people were so friendly again, and openly engaged us in ...
... tranquil. I was seated next to a retired Chinese Australian couple from Melbourne who were pleasant company for four hours.
Landing at Taipei took a while because of congestion so we were stuck in a holding pattern as tight and thrilling as a merry-go-round. After a seven-mile hike from the gate to immigration and waiting at the slowest baggage claim in the world I emerged into Country No. 5 I have been in, and the first that drives on the right. Boarding the airport bus on the ...
... emails. After ten minutes I noticed we were travelling at pace but nothing of it, another ten minutes still flying along, where was this traffic jam? It appeared to be in front of us but no impassable blockage for our driver we maintained warp factor 7 and weaved through the traffic to the hotel door, in 25 minutes. I looked up from my phone sometimes ignorance really is bliss.
As I mentioned at the beginning the day was due to end at ...