Made some mistakes again this time around. There’s some things I might do differently next-next time. But overall, I’m pretty damn proud of it. Continue reading Improved Chicken Coop
More short little trips around Taipei as I get ready to wrap my time in Taiwan this summer. Less writing, more photography. Hoping I’m improving. Here are some of my favorite photos from the last two months. Continue reading Photo Dump: Taipei
Finally made my way out to the eastern side of Taiwan for a day trip to Taroko Gorge. It wasn’t quite the adventure I had hoped it would be, but it’s also not an experience that you should miss out on. Continue reading Taroko Gorge: Pretty…pretty boring.
Took the opportunity to do a short hike to Jiuwufeng or 95 Peak as it’s commonly known. Supposedly, some guy topped out on it at the age of 95. Maybe he did it before there were stairs. Even so, not particularly impressive as it’s only about 400 meters above sea level. 95 Hill, I’d say. Continue reading Snow Day: Jiuwufeng to Elephant Mountain
Cheated a bit on this one and took a taxi about halfway up the mountain to Qingtian temple to start the … Continue reading Miantianshan Summit – Facing Heaven Mountain
Took the Yellow line to Luzhou and waited for the number 20 bus to Lingyun Zen Temple. Waited and gave up. Took a taxi instead with the fare being all of NT$240. The driver was super capable but definitely insane heading halfway up the mountain to Lingyun. She seemed like she was having fun; I just wanted to vomit. Continue reading Guanyinshan: Lingyun Zen Temple to Bali District
So, I messed up and did this one backwards. Most people would recommend you leave from Huotong and arrive in Jiufen. Continue reading Xiaotzukeng Old Trail: Jiufen to Huotong