The Kingship Hotel Kaohsiung
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... the perfect sunrise but we had a good day and met up with more people on the way who joined us for dinner, and hiking along the way, I'm forever grateful for a good friend from Hualien, who has managed to teach me some mandarin, she has been my translator on many journeys in Taiwan, explaining countless menus and always being on hand when I've stood looking the prat because I speak no Chinese, then it gets more confusing when they all start chatting in ...
... God of War, Chihkan and Matsu), but we saw those and twice as many again along the way, not mentioned in the Lonely Planet. The highlights included the particularly ornate temples, and those with a story. Such as the Matsu temple, where five concubines hung themselves and now their graves are said to be in several different places, including Koxinga's Shrine, with the concubines shrine being at Wufei Temple.
We took lunch at ...
... Formosa Boulevard MRT station, home to what is apparently the world’s largest single stained glass display. We ended our week with a delicious dinner at a local night market. Always a treat to eat at places like that! Why can’t we have something similar in Calgary?
Now we’ve got just over a week left in the country, and once again find ourselves wondering what the weather will do next. Fingers crossed again, this time for ...
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 ...
... also exceptional. We are just templed out. Dinner on the street again with noodles made with fish paste, fish balls soup, deep fried shrimp rolls (yummmm), a steamed pudding that was savory, deep fried fish sticks and deep fried yams. All that for about C$ 8.
Off to Alishan tomorrow, and I think we have figured out how and when to get there, should be an adventure.