This time I haven't had a chance to take a pictures of the actual residence building as we were taking the less frequented passes in the park to avoid the crowds. End of fall and beginning of winter is the time of chrysanthemum festival in the park and many people from all over Taiwan come to see the beautiful flower arrangements.
Right after entering the park we took a path going to the left and up the stairs. We climbed to the observation deck passing the old military guard shelter and an old grave.
Kids had time to play and to learn:
The view from the observation tower - on one side the city, on the other, mountains.
On the way down we passed a few abandoned buildings or rather ruins. I wonder what were they used for in the old days.
This area of the park looks very quiet:
The teacher has shown kids that they can eat clover stems (or rather suck on them) and they can play with them:
In the lower area of the park we encountered a young Malayan night heron that was "hunting" for earthworms.
We found a poor caterpillar all covered with ants.
And a pretty huge caterpillar:
We stopped to look at an interesting pupa of a moth, it was all covered with leaves:
Teacher talked a bit about these two special trees:
I did manage to take a few photos of the other parts of the park and a few chrysanthemums: