Leader Village Taroko
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Left Guanziling after breakfast and drove to a nearby Fire and Water spring, a natural phenomenon where lit natural gas is spurting up through a hot spring, creating a fire on water effect. Random! Tried some honey water and a random root vegetable from a market then drove on to Alishen in the mountains on Highway 18. The idea was to drive along …
... Turns, the "highway" passes a series of of tunnels at the narrowest stretch of the gorge. We had lunch at a 5-star hotel in Tienhsiang, which was the furthest part of the gorge before turning and returning back to the east coast. It used to be easier to cross the island in this area, but there was an earthquake over 7 points on the Richter scale in the 1990s that did a lot of damage, and it seems to have closed off the previous road ...
Stopped and got my police permit, hiked 500m of the Shakadang trail that was open, Jhuilu Old trail, Swallow Grotto, then to the Waterfall curtain/Baiyang Waterfall trail... returning with stops at the status and temple at Tienhsiang plateau, pavillion at Cimu Bridge, Yeli pavillion, and Eternal Springs shrine.
Rest day and organizing my vietnam vist and my next move... was thinking Sheipa national park to climb Pintian, but the hostel there is full for the taiwan birthday national holiday and a taiwanese guy said the climb is not so special, so will skip it and head back to Taipei. Asked the hostel girl where I could find a buffet, and there was one about 15min away, so ate there two times for a 80NT buffet of 3 vegetables plus rice and a pork chop.
We arrived in Hualien on the east coast (middle) by train without a hotel booking expecting to be able to find something along the beach front. However, there aren't many on the beach, as the beach really isn't the highlight of this place. Ended up in the main part of the city instead in a lovely hotel. The ocean front has a break wall all along it to protect the city from storm surges. So, there really isn't a beach to go for a dip. Mark was expecting ...