Travel Blogs from Keelung, Taiwan

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Birthday Outing!, Yehliu, Taiwan travel blog

Birthday Outing!

A travel blog entry by welovemondays

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Steve celebrated his birthday this year with a bacon sandwich and a trip to the Yehliu Geopark on Taiwan's northern coast, the jury's still out on which he enjoyed more! So we managed to drag ourselves out of bed at a reasonable hour on a Sunday morning, ...

Coastal Highway, NE Coast, Taiwan travel blog

Coastal Highway

A travel blog entry by trent

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... a hopping fish market and saw the boats come in with their fresh catches and tasted some fried fishies.  We detoured to Keelung to go to Enons favorite food stalls in the night market and then just chilled in the hotel before taking a midnight ...

Fulong Beach, Fulong, Taiwan travel blog

Fulong Beach

A travel blog entry by wjphilip

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We should have left a little earlier in the morning to get to Fulong Beach the train ride was an hour and a half. Most of the way there a gaggle of girls giggled and waved to Ryan, occasionally emitting phrases like: Hi!, Where you from? They finally ...

Happy New Year!, Wanli, Taiwan travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by taiwan_mike2007

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... the water. As the only westerner, I got more than a few stares... but one gets used to that after walking the streets of Taiwan every day. By the time I met everyone out front forty five minutes later, I could barely stand. Shockingly hot water and a ...

Yehliu Geological Park, Keelung City, Taiwan travel blog

Yehliu Geological Park

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... and meetings. It's been difficult to pick days/ times for recreation that work for both of us but you can not come to Taiwan without seeing the famous Queen's Head Rock ______. Approx 1.5 hours away from Taipei you are transported into another world. Epic ...

Keelung Port, Keelung City, Taiwan travel blog

Keelung Port

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... have been in full swing. Keelung is the closest industrial and cruise port to Taipei. Unlike Taipei, which is majority meat options, Keelung is overflowing with seafood. I ate BBQ'd scallops and oysters the size of my palm for dirt cheap! Best meal ...

Yeliou, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Yeliou

A travel blog entry by wjphilip

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We took the bus just outside of the Zhongxiao Fuxing for about an hour to get to Yeliou just outside of Keelung. It was only 50 NT to get into the park area where there were strict signs for no fishing. I should have brought an extra bottle of water. The ...

Alien vs Publisher, Keelung City, Taiwan travel blog

Alien vs Publisher

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... awaiting my biblical explanation in Taiwanese Sign Language about intergalactic conspiracies on the spot! Keep in mind this is after one week in Taiwan. ONE WEEK! Hands down strangest bible study I've ever been on. I can laugh about it now but I was dying ...

Taiwan's Niagara Falls, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Taiwan's Niagara Falls

A travel blog entry by edbaxter

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... I know I'm on the right train I read that, along with Shifen's sky lanterns the couple on Keelung Mountain were eulogising about, I can visit 'Taiwan's Niagara Falls'. I first head from the platform across a suspension bridge and into the waterfall ...

Northern Taiwan (Part 2), Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Northern Taiwan (Part 2)

A travel blog entry by kddeitrick

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Same day.  I just broke it up into two parts.  Keelung has a totally different feel.  "Taiwan's northern most city and second-largest port.  Has been a center for Taiwan's contacts with the world.  Japanese Pirates, Spanish ...

Taiwan's Santorini, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Taiwan's Santorini

A travel blog entry by edbaxter

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... ve read that Jiufen (九分) - literally 'nine portions' - nestled in the mountains above Taipei's neighbouring city Keelung is 'Taiwan's Santorini'. It's there I resolve to spend my last full day in Taipei. Kaili has kindly sent me a list of ...

Post Christmas activities FUN IN THE HOT POOLS, Yeliu, Taiwan travel blog

Post Christmas activities FUN IN THE HOT POOLS

A travel blog entry by miri2103

... YAY you say) and it's probably due to the fact that my room mate Chiu Yng has finished her internship and is now travelling around Taiwan. So I'm spending the night all by myself in the cold dark room watching Korean drama....lol k it's not THAT ...

Historic Village, Keelung, Rueifang and Jioufen, Taiwan travel blog

Historic Village

A travel blog entry by wcyeoh

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... is north of Taipei which overlooks the East China Sea. Mountains surround the city on three sides. The area is quite hilly. From Keelung, we took a bus up to Rueifang and Jioufen. Jioufen used to be a gold mining town. The village is built on the ...

A Motorcycle Built for Two Part II, Tainan/Dashi/Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

A Motorcycle Built for Two Part II

A travel blog entry by ilombardo

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These pictures correspond with the previous entry, but there were too many to display at once. So without further adieu, I bring you scenes from "A Motor Scooter Built for Two" Part ...

No Christmas tree?? No santa claus??, Jiufen, Taiwan travel blog

No Christmas tree?? No santa claus??

A travel blog entry by miri2103

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... of my friends bought a $65 TWD umbrella and it snapped in half after one day :P). Our first stop is Jiufen (caught bus from Keelung), which is famous for the old street (Bought some Hakka mochi and special sweets for Brian). AND, while I was there I found ...

Keelung, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Keelung

A travel blog entry by wjphilip

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... karaoke at the temple, about four guys where just hanging out and singing. On the other side of the Martyr temple was a temple dedicated to Guanyin, a Buddhist goddess of mercy. Keelung probably wasn't my favorite city in Taiwan but it was ...

Yeliu Geopark & Jiufen Old Street, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Yeliu Geopark & Jiufen Old Street

A travel blog entry by ngrick

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... probably for illuminating the boats at night when out at sea.    Departing from Yeliu, we took a bus to Keelung Train Station (基隆火车站) in order to change to another bus for Jinguashi ...

Made in Taiwan, Chiu-fen, Taiwan travel blog

Made in Taiwan

A travel blog entry by fcqc

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Avant de venir ici, j'avais l'impression que Taiwan était une île destinée à fabriquer tout ce qu'on pouvait imaginer. Et bien ça n'a plus l'air d'être le cas. Avant oui, mais maintenant, ils ont compris eux aussi que c'était moins cher d'envoyer ...

Surfing in Northern Taiwan, P'eng-lai-chieh, Taiwan travel blog

Surfing in Northern Taiwan

A travel blog entry by sponger42

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During the weekend we borrowed a car and headed north to Keelung City to visit the seashore. We stopped at a dive spot to drop off friends trying for their PADI certification. Afterward, we headed down the road to a small beach and cove. Across the road ...

Jiufen, Jiufen, Taiwan travel blog

Jiufen

A travel blog entry by mies

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Keelung, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Keelung

A travel blog entry by mies

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Yeliu, Yeliu, Taiwan travel blog

Yeliu

A travel blog entry by mies

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Port and Park, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Port and Park

A travel blog entry by horizonbound

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... a lot more exciting than it sounded in the book - can't go wrong with a town with a Hollywood style sign on the hill! Keelung is a coastal town - alas, no nice pretty beaches, just a big port. It was strangely nice though, being able to smell the sea. ...

Yeliu Geopark, Yeliu, Taiwan travel blog

Yeliu Geopark

A travel blog entry by yamahuh

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... refreshing. ************************************ Saturday, July 24th, 2010 Donna, Cathy and I took a very crowded train from Taoyuan to Keelung (Jilong), where we caught a bus driven by a surly, miserable bastard to the small town of Yeliu. He must have ...

Shifen, Shifen, Taiwan travel blog

Shifen

A travel blog entry by mies

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Geology Playground, Yeliou, Taiwan travel blog

Geology Playground

A travel blog entry by horizonbound

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... the north in three days - not quite the perilous voyage it sounds though, this being a subtropical island! Yeliou is close to Keelung, about 30 minutes drive west along the north coast, but it might as well be in another world. The village itself is ...

Day Trip to Keelung, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Day Trip to Keelung

A travel blog entry by simonhaven

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... un endroit stratégique pour la défense de l'île. Après cette petite visite/ballade, nous redescendons vers le centre de Keelung. Après notre "mauvaise" première impression de la ville le matin-même, l'arrivée dans le centre-ville est une surprise ...

Living and working in Keelung, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Living and working in Keelung

A travel blog entry by rgverbrugge

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I've lived and worked in Keelung since I first came to Taiwan to teach in June 2000. It seems just like yesterday and now more than 10 years have past and I pretty much live here on a permanent basis. Keelung despite the fact that it is only 35 minutes ...

My LIfe in Taiwan, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

My LIfe in Taiwan

A travel blog entry by rgverbrugge

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... most part, I am enjoying my time here. There have been moments. During the last month, I moved to a small city port called Keelung. It’s nice being away from Taipei, living in a small town has its advantages. For one thing, food is cheaper, as are ...

Saturday... Taipei, Taiwan, Keelung, Taiwan travel blog

Saturday... Taipei, Taiwan

A travel blog entry by sandy31

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... weather forecast for today is 68°.  We docked in Keelung, less than an hour drive from Taipei.  The city of Keelung is within walking distance of the pier... about 10 minutes.  We had booked another private tour... Alido Tours - contact: ...

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