Travel Blogs from Yun-lin
... stop. Also, I was under the impression the ride was going to be very slow, and thats why it would take two hours, but in actuality we were going at a pretty good clip, covering a lot of ground, horizontally, and vertically.
Unfortunately, a typhoon wiped out the last 1/3 of the railway a few years ago and it has been in debate between the government and a private company as to who was going to fix it, but supposedly that is ...
... the lady is yelling at me in Chinese. I have no clue if she was yelling about us getting her cab wet, or the fact that I tried to speak in English, and she obviously wasn't getting any of it, probably both, but after Rick and I both got into the car with all of our stuff and I try to just point to the name of the hostel and the directions, she keeps yelling, puts on her glasses and keeps yelling, but starts shaking her head no… so back into the rain we go.
We saw ...
... tricker than I had expected .. navigating roads written in Chinese using a Chinese GPS being the biggest hurdle!
Anyway, once on the road we firstly went to a rest stop for lunch which is also a scenic vantage point of the coast ‘The Sky of Happiness’. Next was a rice wine distillery ‘Puli Shaohsing Brewery’ - not that alcohol interests me to drink, but surprisingly it was an interesting place to ...
Writing this while waiting for tub to fill up. 😉 Left Keelung at 9.30am and took in various sights along the way in the north eastern part of Taiwan. Spent the night at jiaoxi, a hotspring town in Yilan. Staying at the atayal Xiang gen ...
... on the ride multiple times! The amusement park crew performed a Taiwanese aboriginal dance. Then we went to our magical modern hotel with an automatic lid lifting toilet and a heated seat. Tonight's dinner is a western style buffet. After that, we are going to the hotel's movie theatre to watch Thor 2: The Dark World. Today was a day full of views!
Written by Caitlyn L, Afreen G, and Courtney ...
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