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Taiwan Nov 2013 Day 5 and 6 – Taipei 101 – Da’an

Free from the reigns of our perpetually moody driver, we had a blissful day of warm sunshine. This would actually have been an ideal day to have taken a trip to Maokong or similar, but we hadn’t really thought about what we wanted to do, so we ended up going to Taipei 101 to the… Continue reading Taiwan Nov 2013 Day 5 and 6 – Taipei 101 – Da’an

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Taiwan Nov 2013 Day 3 and 4 – Yanmingshan – Dan Shui – Shifen – Jiufen – Taipei

As it often does in Taiwan, it was drizzling the day we attempted to visit Yanmingshan, which was a complete waste of time because visibility was about 1km at best. Then the driver led us to hike up wet stone steps to a vantage point. As if the view there was going to be any… Continue reading Taiwan Nov 2013 Day 3 and 4 – Yanmingshan – Dan Shui – Shifen – Jiufen – Taipei

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Taiwan Nov 2013 Day 1 and 2 – Taoyuan – Schokolake – Flying Cow Ranch

We took the early flight to Taoyuan International Airport and I’m so glad that Scout napped for quite a long period on the flight, although it wasn’t long enough for me to finish watching a movie. I love how at the Taoyuan Airport they have immigration queues (for both arrival and departure) for families with… Continue reading Taiwan Nov 2013 Day 1 and 2 – Taoyuan – Schokolake – Flying Cow Ranch