Travel to Chiayi

Nomadic Gatherings by Michel Guntern

Alishan National Forest
Pond in Alishan National Forest by Y S on Unsplash.

Chapter Three: Little Sister - Travel to Chiayi.

I hadn't seen the scenery on the way down. Now I could see for miles; each side of the freeway the fields were flat and green.

Some alto-stratus clouds streaked the sky. There was no piped music on this bus, yet no-one could talk above the straining engine and rattling windows. The air-conditioning was almost as powerful as the fridge-like seven-eleven shops. The lady next to me sneezed, I shivered and put on a jumper.

The field-hands worked late into the evening. In one field I was certain I saw a Westerner. He was taller than the others, and although tanned from his working environment, he appeared fair by birth. Then he was gone.

Many Westerners chose to teach English in air-conditioned blocks in Taipei, but to toil the soil in such hostile heat seemed a drastic step to take to finance a continued stay in Taiwan.

There were no connections to Alishan from Chiayi until the following morning, so I would miss the sunrise over Mt. Morrison after all.

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