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Travel Blogs from Hualien
... but my nose, throat and lungs had other plans. My recovery yesterday seemed to have been only temporary. Perhaps I should have returned to Wulai for some more cations.
After moaning and groaning for ninety minutes I forced myself to get up. After all, today was the day I was meant to see the thing I most wanted to see in Taiwan. No, not the Alishan Forest Railway - that was Attraction Numero Uno but it has been closed since a typhoon damaged the line in 2009. The new Numero Uno ...
Yesterday's spontaneous cycling trip yielded loads of fun and adventure and stories to tell.
Today's hike of the Zhuilu Trail might never have happened had it not been for a stroke of luck, or if you are so inclined to believe, divine intervention.
Last night, following our cycling adventure, Jeff traveled onward by train. So today, Eve and I decided to hike the Zhuilu Trail.
I had read from the park center's website that hikers need to apply for a permit at ...
... Taroko Gorge, the park's namesake.
But otherwise, I didn't know what else there was to see and do.
Fortunately, I've learned to enjoy traveling without an itinerary or a set plan and to embrace whatever happens.
After a brief stop at the tourist information center to arm myself with maps and brochures, I decided to take an afternoon half day trip to the hot spring town of Ruisui. Taroko Gorge required a full day ...
What a gorgeous day end of January, just a day before Chinese New Year - sunny, 23C and windless.
Just the right setting for the tree of us, Joe, Wolfgang and me, Kurt to have a great hike from our car parked at 300m to Uen-Shen Waterfall and on to the highest point in this area, Kabau Shan Mountain Peak at 1582m. The hike with two main breaks took us 8 hours, which meant having left the car at 9:10am there was not much time left before dark when we arrived back at about 5:00pm.
... and A was pretty tired after a long, windy drive. Returned back along the road, through various avalanche/landslide tunnels and bridges all the way back to Freeway 3 near Guanziling! By this time it was late afternoon so we called the hotel in Taroko Gorge to say we would be late. Reached Sun Moon Lake in the dark and joined Highway 14 for the most challenging, difficult and crazy drive of our lives. A ...