When planning the itinerary for our fifth trip to Taiwan in March 2013, I learnt about a vanishing landmark in Taichung and made it a point to visit Rainbow Village on our first day
Known as 彩繪眷村 in mandarin (cai hui juan chun), Rainbow Village is located at 台中市南屯區春安路五十六巷 (chun an road, lane fifty six) in the outskirts of Taichung City, about 30 minutes bus journey from the city.
When our taxi driver informed that we have reached our destination, I peeked out of the window and wonder where we were. He stopped the vehicle in front of some construction barricades. As we step out of the car into a narrow road, the driver told us to walk straight ahead (into a dead-end). It was deafeningly quiet at 9am in the morning. Hubby took the lead and I followed behind in fear of being robbed!
Hubby asked if this was the fuss that we had traveled far to see. Opps...