Taiwan Leisure Trip, Part 8

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士林夜市 on the morning

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Some wastage that haven’t been clear, rubbish still can be seen on the floor after the busy night market on day before.

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Our mission for today, cycling around 八里老街 and 淡水老街 for food hunt.

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Rent two bicycles from 小麥町腳踩車有限公司, nearby 關渡捷運站.

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關渡宮

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Taiwan is suitable place to ride.

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關渡自然公園自行車道, well build pavement for cycling.

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關渡大橋, heading to 八里自行車道.

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Hopefully our government can learn from Taiwan, look at their excellent build of cycling path.

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Crossed the bridge and reached 八里左岸.

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Nice scene, but mind the speed, as number of pedestrian will be around.

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Vegetarian biscuit/bread! Love it.

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Not bad if stay here for good.

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Reached 八里老街.

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Majority of shops are selling foods here.

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Famous 30 years old shop, 姊妹雙胞胎.

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Ordered 雙胞胎和芋頭餅, 雙胞胎 is actually 油炸麵條.

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Clearer version of map.

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Bike Station where you can ask for info, pump tyres and rent bikes.

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Eye opener for me, where a person can bring his/her precious bike into the toilet to avoid stolen case. The toilet got an extra space where able to park a bike properly.

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Yellow duckling again.

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Ferry tickets to cross river.

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Instead of traditional ticketing, taiwan version of touch and go available too.

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Bikers need to wait for instruction to board.

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How the bike parked in Ferry.

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Reached 淡水老街, 正宗阿給老店 on the left and 一口口企業有限公司(黑金傳奇) on the right.

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My favorite products, brown sugar ginger tea. This is where it originated from, bought few packs back to Malaysia and it is much cheaper here.

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Friendly auntie that keep pour ginger tea in our cup and ask us to drink more due to cold weather.

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Tested on the new products, 兰香子 (basil seeds).

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Full range of 黑金传奇 products.

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We move to 正宗阿給老店 at opposite, staffs are busy on making 阿給. which “consists of a piece of fried tofu, stuffed with cooked Cellophane noodles, and sealed with surimi”. (Wikipedia)

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It was full house, we waited for our turns.

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阿妈的酸梅汤, (A-mam’s plum tea), one of the marketing commonly seen in Taiwan is by putting words such grandmother, mother, father and combine with the product.

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Sponge cake, looks good but too bad the portion is too big for us.

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Look at the size.

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Puff

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sliced in half with ice cream added in between, Ice Cream Puff.

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Street performance

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A pic before heading back to 士林.

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高麗菜包, my favorite in 士林夜市, the queue is long even though still early for a night market.

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Freshly make.

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Last dinner at 三杯三怪媽媽小廚 in Taiwan before our flight back to Kuala Lumpur.

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