Ambassador Application Form
Outbound: Taipei, Taiwan, April 8 - 22
Applications for the April 2015 Exchange to Taipei, Taiwan are now being accepted by Exchange Director, Carolyn Kitterer. Taipei will host 20 ambassadors for 6-7 days. The proposed dates for the exchange are April 8-22, but exact days in Taipei have not yet been determined.
Description: Our hosts in will show us the highlights of Taiwanese history and culture around Taipei. We will see the traditional arts and crafts of China, learn some history, and experience the natural wonders of the surrounding area. These are some of the possible sights and activities our Taipei hosts will plan for our visit.
Highlights: • National Revolutionary Martyrs Shrine, a favorite retreat of the late President Chiang Kai-shek • Temple of Confucius and the Bao’An Temple • National Palace Museum • Taiwan Botanical Gardens • Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and Sun Yat-sen Memorial • Shihlin Market
In addition to the homestay there will be a pre- or post- exchange trip to explore the rest of the island, including the cities of Taichung, Kaohsiung, Kenting, Tainan, Hualien and the dramatic Taroko Gorge. Proposed cost of the trip with the pre/post tour is around $2700, including airfare.
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