Toong Mao Kao Shang Ching Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... Buddha. One of the three Buddha tooth relics are housed here and worshiped by the locals. Taiwanese Buddhists are the "orthodox" version (Mahayana), where all desires are given up- meat, alcohol, marriage etc, and you devote your life to though and helping the community. We then saw the Love River in Kaoshiung and the night market. A lively city, much like ...
We took the high speed rail to Tainan, going between stops at 280 Kph! Then it's a 40 min ride on a slow train to the city.
We took the walking tour by Lonely Planet to see some historic temples and one of the old forts. Managed to not get too lost. The map we have certainly was not to scale. The temples are all very elaborate and most of the ones we visited were ...
... 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 ...
... Before we went there, we first stopped at a well known dry fruit place to get some dried fruits which Chris liked. Of course I got some also.
The department store had 6 stories. We took the old elevator up and walked down each floor. There were some designers arts and crafts stuff there, some food, etc. I got one interesting set of salt and pepper shakers plus creamer and sugar dish, etc.
The next agenda was dinner but it was early. So our guide took ...
... simply Tainan fort. There are a couple of very old cannons and some impressive sections of old wall that have managed to stand the test of time (and the efforts of marauding banyan trees!). There is a grand statue of a Japanese general called Koxinga, he was the chap who kicked out the Dutch back in the 1600's ending their 38 year rule of the area. The Taiwanese seemed to like this fact and so have erected a big bronze statue of the man himself! Another pretty ancient site was the ...