Monthly Archives: August 2014

Now what?

Our hiking day definitely started going sideways once we got to Xincheng station. We arrived at an almost barren station; the only people waiting at the station were waiting to take a train out of there. We tried getting a

Now what?

Our hiking day definitely started going sideways once we got to Xincheng station. We arrived at an almost barren station; the only people waiting at the station were waiting to take a train out of there. We tried getting a

Hualien

We had an hour and a bit before we had to catch a further train to Xincheng (near the entrance to Taroko Gorge). * The skyline was gorgeous! I miss the Vancouver skyline it was nice to see real mountains

Hualien

We had an hour and a bit before we had to catch a further train to Xincheng (near the entrance to Taroko Gorge). * The skyline was gorgeous! I miss the Vancouver skyline it was nice to see real mountains

The train to Hualien

Off for our hiking day in Taroko Gorge. We were really happy to have seats for this ride, unlike the day before. The view of the countryside was beautiful from the train window. I definitely recommend that, if you take

The train to Hualien

Off for our hiking day in Taroko Gorge. We were really happy to have seats for this ride, unlike the day before. The view of the countryside was beautiful from the train window. I definitely recommend that, if you take

Hiking day!

I had pulled all the ligaments a few weeks before our trip. Truth be told, I’d only turned in my crutches a week before this hike. My sport support brace wouldn’t fit in my runner so I taped up my

Hiking day!

I had pulled all the ligaments a few weeks before our trip. Truth be told, I’d only turned in my crutches a week before this hike. My sport support brace wouldn’t fit in my runner so I taped up my

Wefenpu Night Market

This was on the list of top night markets to visit in Taipei. As we entered the market, Deborah and I kept saying how much it reminded us of Dongdaemun. Then, at one of the first shops we went into

Wefenpu Night Market

This was on the list of top night markets to visit in Taipei. As we entered the market, Deborah and I kept saying how much it reminded us of Dongdaemun. Then, at one of the first shops we went into

Jiufen Old Street (a better look)

We decided that we loved what we saw on our initial visit so much that we decided to come back for a more thorough exploration; I’m so glad we did! This temple is just so gorgeous. This time we heard

Jiufen Old Street (a better look)

We decided that we loved what we saw on our initial visit so much that we decided to come back for a more thorough exploration; I’m so glad we did! This temple is just so gorgeous. This time we heard