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Taiwan Leisure Trip, Part 5

Category : Foods, Lifestyle, Travel Dec 30th, 2015

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Early birds messing around at 宜蘭.

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Students not even here yet.

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It was left on the side road.

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Road trip begin again after breakfast at 天璽商務酒店 hotel.

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太魯閣峽谷

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Ballet in the dark

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Became monkey in the bright.

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Landslide happens, wearing helmet is a must.

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Not even sure where we are now.

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Keep messing around and let body loose, as 70% we fall asleep + 20% eat + 10% karaoke session on the bus ride.

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Highest point of Taiwan road (台灣公路最高點), 武嶺.

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At here, you can have a panoramic view of different mountains with a board of list available for reference.

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Flying above mountains. It was freaking cold up here, winds keep blowing continuously that makes us shivering.

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Our tour guide, 袁大哥 (志宏). Tired after taking care of a group of monkeys.

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On the way up to 清境農場, stop by half way for lunch.

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At 伊拿谷景觀咖啡餐坊, the group in hungry ghost mode

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碧湖砂鍋魚頭 at above, also ordered 高山高麗菜 and 甕缸雞 which are their famous dishes, worth a try.

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Then, we reached the famous 清境農場. Crowded but the field area is big enough to cover.

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What special to do here? Feed them.

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Feed the sheep.

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Continue feeding.

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Do not miss any of them, just feed.

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The area is big, where able run around as much as you wish.

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Went to 清境雲舞樓 for dinner, so hungry that dishes are cleared within 10 minutes.

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Watched a very decent local performance and headed back to 清境國民賓館 for end of the day.

Taiwan Leisure Trip, Part 4

Category : Foods, Lifestyle, Travel Dec 30th, 2015

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Early morning of 九份老街

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Majority of shops are still yet to operate, we can start messing around again.

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Cats were still dreaming.

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Exploring on those area that we did not went on day before.

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Sakura blooming on our visit.

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Pass by 阿蘭草仔粿 shop on the early morning, they are one of earliest that opened.

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They are busy preparing for 草仔粿 and 芋粿, look at different colors of sweet potatoes, amazed by the quality of ingredients and good cleanliness.

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Others, still sleeping perhaps.

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新北市瑞芳區九份國民小學, primary school. Kinda envy because students here got wide variety foods to choose for recess time.

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Long road trip began on late morning of Day 5, we were fetch by bus and took a few stops at tourist spots.

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幾米主題公園 at 宜蘭.

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Indication of train station locate at opposite. Something that our local government should learn, look at creativeness of it.

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Bus station.

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One day, i’ll bring my titanium road bike and ride here.

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Technical problem on transportation.

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清水斷崖 on 蘇花公路.

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Leave a jump pose here will do.

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At a beach filled with rocks, named 七星潭.

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Mickey mouse.

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Leave a jump before went off.

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Reached 天璽商務酒店 at 花蓮, after a short rest, we head to 自強夜市.

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Food hunting, learned a thing in Taiwan, when we see a queue at a food stall, it won’t disappoint you.

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Absolutely delicious, like this a lot. 蔣家花蓮創意官財板, ordered potato salad ingredient.

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北港春捲

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Fairly good, on par with Sungai Long’s famous Poh Piah. Head back to Hotel to take a deep sleep after stomach were filled

Taiwan Leisure Trip, Part 3

Category : Foods, Lifestyle, Travel Dec 29th, 2015

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Quiet morning at 水田園溫泉農莊

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Tot spring area, there are around 6 small pools with different temperatures and a big pool available here.

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A bigger pool with every pool consist of digital temperature board.

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Rules and regulation at 水田園溫泉農莊 if you going to camp here.

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Take a walk around the area

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Farm area

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Jump shot it is

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Motorcycle with a windscreen and even equipped with a wiper.

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Found a yellow duck floating at a own build pool.

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Road is so ready for cycling, the quality of pavement will help carbon bike to last a little longer compare to riding on our country’s road.

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Curious one checking on visitors in his territory.

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Pedestrian bridge at 十分.

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十分鐵道, an old railway where part of the movie “You Are the Apple of My Eye” (那些年,我們一起追的女孩) taken here.

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Rise Sky lantern (天燈) activity available here.

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All activity will stop to make way for the train to pass by.

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Draw and write wishes on lantern, lit the small candle at bottom and it will rise to the air.

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雙色螺絲捲, black sugar mix with original Chinese steamed bun taste.

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Unique police station in 十分, built in Sky lantern shape.

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菁桐車站 built on year 1929, which is a railway station.

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Local planted green date and rose apple (Jambu air), green date is very refreshing after a long walk.

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黄金瀑布 at 瑞芳, Golden waterfall caused by copper mining on the upper level.

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Main entrance of our Home-stay at 九份.

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Most of the room are located at lower floor, long stairs was built because of the hilly terrain.

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For the record, 龍門客棧 is the one that arrange for our stay, transport us from lower ground to home-stay and transport of luggage.

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The actual home-stay that we sleep for the night.

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九份老街, crowded on late afternoon. Numbers of Korean and Japanese visitors can be seen here.

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If you planning to visit 九份老街, do reserve a one full day or two days to avoid rush and miss out.

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Compact built of building due to limit flat area in the hilly terrain.

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Famous 花生捲冰淇淋, peanut roll with two scoops of ice cream in it.

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芋圆 is common here, we picked this shop named 阿昌芋圓專賣店。

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The view here is nice, enjoy a nice 芋圆 dessert accompany by scenary of 九份 and ocean.

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阿蘭草仔粿, long queue for our turn, worth a try.

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Shu-ku Tea Store (樹窟(木窟)人文茶堂), our dinner place that mainly built with woods.

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Excellent view from second floor of restaurant.

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You won’t disappoint on the food and traditional tea they serve.

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Enjoyed our dinner time here.

Taiwan Leisure Trip, Part 2

Category : Foods, Lifestyle, Travel Dec 29th, 2015

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Early in the morning at 西門町, not use to cold weather, especially for us that stayed near equator line.

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Breakfast time, a stall nearby by mrt station.

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Warm rice ball and hot soya bean.

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It was a week day, where student going for school and peoples getting to work.

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We continue to another stall for breakfast hunt. Numbers of them can be seen selling foods nearby transportation hub.

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warm 馒头蛋 that just got out from steamer, simple but satisfy and easy to carry.

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淡水漁人碼頭, peaceful place. Thanks to our Travel expert, Mr Bryan Lee for planned itinerary. From day 3 onward, we were brought to visit some of the well known tourist spots around Taipei and Taichung.

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Jumping shot it is, Michael Jordan’s Air Walk pose.

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A place called 小油坑, a volcano at 陽明山國家公園. Too bad not allowed to climb to the top.

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At last, something to eat, 碗粿, soft rice cake with salt mixed in.

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White calla lilies field can be spotted on 陽明山, you can buy it here, but don’t step in to the farm as you might get scold by farmer.

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The famous and over crowded 野柳地質公園, look at the amount of visitors at middle left.

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Squeezed and walk like duckling to take a look at 女王頭 (queen’s head)

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水田園溫泉農莊 at 台北金山, numbers of hot-spring home stay nearby, and this is strongly recommended by our tour guide 袁大哥 (志宏) because of the well cook of local traditional dishes.

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Winter melon chicken soup.

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涼拌過貓, so delicious that we ordered an extra of it.

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Forgot the dish name, guess is a kind of 鐵板豆腐 with vegetables.

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Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor, look at the percentage, it truly burns, thanks to the generous boss for letting us tested bit of it.

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For the record. Operating hours for Restaurant: 11am to 9pm, Hot spring: 8am to 10am.