Category Archives: Ruifang

Old Shifen Road

Old Shifen Road was our last stop on our taxi tour (totally worth it). This place is famous for it’s sky lanterns which was on our bucket list for the trip.

Old Shifen Road

Old Shifen Road was our last stop on our taxi tour (totally worth it). This place is famous for it’s sky lanterns which was on our bucket list for the trip.

Shifen Waterfall

Still part of our epic taxi tour! Not to be ungrateful as it is quaint and beautiful but there were several minutes when we thought this was the waterfall. I’m so glad that my dissatisfaction and curiosity led me to

Shifen Waterfall

Still part of our epic taxi tour! Not to be ungrateful as it is quaint and beautiful but there were several minutes when we thought this was the waterfall. I’m so glad that my dissatisfaction and curiosity led me to

Nan Ya Rocks

The wind was rather vicious here, as were the waves. The sandstone has been sculpted by the fingers of both. Upon leaving here, one will discover that sand has been imbedded itself in your skin and clothing.

Nan Ya Rocks

The wind was rather vicious here, as were the waves. The sandstone has been sculpted by the fingers of both. Upon leaving here, one will discover that sand has been imbedded itself in your skin and clothing.

Jinguashi Mines

Once again, our driver couldn’t speak English so I did my research afterward. This region is known for its gold. I can only assume from the state of these specific mines that they are no longer in use.

Jinguashi Mines

Once again, our driver couldn’t speak English so I did my research afterward. This region is known for its gold. I can only assume from the state of these specific mines that they are no longer in use.

The plan

In looking into markets and places to see, we’d come across Jiufen which is on the East coast. We woke up early to take the subway (MRT) to Taipei Main Station and, from there, catch a train to Ruifang. At

The plan

In looking into markets and places to see, we’d come across Jiufen which is on the East coast. We woke up early to take the subway (MRT) to Taipei Main Station and, from there, catch a train to Ruifang. At