Taiwan Trip - Day 3 & 4

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Finally, here comes the next part of my taiwan trip post, Day 3 & 4! If you have not read about day 1 & 2 of the trip, do read it!

Day 3: Taichung > Nantou > Kaohsiung

We traveled from Taichung down to Nantou where our first stop was this temple that collapsed during the 921 earthquake. It was remained there as a memorial building.

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This temple is the replacement of the collapsed temple and it's build beside the collapsed one.

Then, we went to this place opposite the temple. There's another temple there and stalls selling various things, mostly are food if i'm not wrong.

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The second stop of the day was this place called jiji flower garden. It's not fully a garden but a mini amusement park with the garden atmosphere.

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Me playing an archery game

After that, we travelled to our third stop which was Sun Moon Lake. Over there, we visited a temple. Yes, temple again! We went to quite alot of temples in the whole trip.

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We had lunch at the hotel which is the white building.

After lunch, we traveled down to Kaohsiung where our fourth stop was a shopping mall called Dream Mall.

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At the rooftop of the shopping mall is a theme park!

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After some shopping and exploration at the theme park, we went to a river called Love River.

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Finally the last stop of day 3 was a night market.

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Had dinner and went shopping at the night market before going to the hotel and that marks the end of day 3.

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This is my hotel room. I find that the creature on the wallpaper looks like the Android market logo. Don't you think so?

Day 4: Kaohsiung > Tainan

First stop was Fo Guang Shan Monastery. It's very big and we walked alot there!

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Then we traveled to Tainan where we spent the whole afternoon at the Ten Drum Culture Village. We had lunch there too.

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This was lunch. The pot which looks like drum contains rice and the stick for hitting drum contains chopsticks.

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We get to experienced hitting a drum.

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This man who taught us how to play a drum also introduced to us the different types of drum.

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We also watched a drum concert.

After all the drumming, we went for dinner at some stall along the street.

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We also went shopping there. After that, we went to our hotel and that's the end of day 4.

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