Day 10.  Yangmingshan National Park and Beitou Hot Springs 

We woke at 7.00 am but struggled to get out of bed for another half an hour.  Fortunately the monsoon shower head invigorated me and we were soon ready to experience our first breakfast in Taipei.  The Green World Grand Nanjing hotel restaurant, located on the 2nd floor was called 'Find the Life Kitchen' and had …

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Day 11.  The Presidential Office & Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial, Taipei

Over breakfast we chatted with two ladies on a weekend break from Japan who were sitting at the next table.  They had both visited England and one had fond memories of the Cotswolds.  We assured them that Japan was high on our list of places to visit, which they thought was nice. Before leaving home, …

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