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... we spent all of this time, and money to spend a little over an hour in a little town on the top of the mountain, but really the experience was in getting there and back. The Alishan Forest Railway is one of only 3 active Forest Railways still running in the world. We went up over 2,500 meters, in at least 29 tunnels through the mountain, and it provided wonderful views of waterfalls, bridges and mountains not seen any other way.
... no matter the reason. The train provided a great, quick way to see lots of Taiwan too. Upon arriving in Chiayi we realized it was raining, which is always a bummer for travelers. The high-speed train is about 30 minute shuttle ride outside of the city, so we jumped on that, free, shuttle into town. It was still raining (seriously, what a drag), when we got off the shuttle.
We had originally planned on walking to the hostel, but it was pouring down, so that wasn't really ...
Day 2! Today we checked out of the hotel and took a bus to Ten Drum Culture Village. We played traditional drums and got to try sugarcane juice. After that, we had lunch, and bought souvenirs at the souvenir shop. Then our bus took us to Chitou Natural Ecological and Education Area. It was so foggy since we were so high up! We hiked up to the giant tree, ...
... box of my own :)
Although I didn't get to go to Taipei, per se, I stayed in Taoyuan for the night. 7/11 everywhere. Literally a block or two away from each other. I believe Taipei itself has the most convenient stores per square footage and it's apparent when you arrive! I was in a suburb of Taipei and was able to enjoy the delectable items the country had to ...
... the top of the stairs that a women pointed an empty cabin to me. Ok, so take a shower, put your swimsuit on and go back down. The only thing I can read is the word SPA in the middle of numerous chinese caracters. Well, let try that way. Bingo! I did find a place with different pools with what looked liked muddy water to me. I went in the 41°C one and stayed only 15min. I don't know how long you can stay. While doing a bit of wandering around I found a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility