Grand Hotel Cheng Ching Lake
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... going on in the city; as seems usual, most sights are out of town, and Liam’s sprained wrist isn’t yet up to cycling about the countryside. But one major area is easily accessible via hop-on, hop-off tour bus, and that’s the famous Taroko Gorge. Taroko is at the bottom east end of one of the few cross-island highways in Taiwan, and the first hour of driving takes you up a magnificent canyon carved into the marble rock of the ...
Went to Fo Guang Shan, largest Buddhist monastery. Very large, with 8 pagodas (each dedicated to something, with different topical exhibits) along the central lane leading to the main building that has various mini-museums and shrines. At each point we could interact with the monks and nuns who told us about the monastery. Behind the main building was a ...
... the 1700's. The old fort was originally built by the Dutch in the 1600's and conquered by a Ming general retreating from the advancing Qing army. We then thought we would walk to the night market which turned out to be an over an hour walk. It was actually bigger than the one we saw in Taipei. Food was good. Bubble tea made with winter melon with pearls was exquisite. ...
... br> Coco took us for breakfast at a simple traditional place with her school friend Angel plus Angel's fiance, both teachers - they .are planning to come to NZ soon
Out for lunch at a traditional restaurant with pork dishes, then Coco walked with us round the sugar refinery, built by the Japanese in 1901 but now a recreation area and museum, then by metro after meeting up with Wayne, to Gongshan for a ferry ride to a small touristy island with a large sandy beach which ...
... salt mountain was still there. Some parts are no longer white because of years of dust, but most parts were still white. The original salt "fields" were still there. We visited the various parts of the salt place, took the little train from the amusement park part of the place to the museum, and learned more than I ever knew about salt making. It was educational.
The salt place was in the suburbs. By the time we finished touring the salt museum, it was noon ...