Temple Ruin Night Hike

Two years ago I made a blog post titled “Temple Ruin”.  You may want to read that post and look at the photos as they were taken during the day. … Continue Reading →


Night view from Guanyin Mountain

There are a number of trails on Guanyin Mountain, the most popular being Yinghanling.  The terminal point of that trail is a scenic outlook which is the highest summit on … Continue Reading →


Bishan Temple Area

The Bishan Temple is located walking distance from the Neihu MRT Station.  It is also possible to take a bus.  The Bishan Temple offers spectacular views of Taipei City and … Continue Reading →


Dahu Park

It has been years since I have been to Dahu Park and I forgot about it.  The MRT stops there and offers a nice view of the park from the … Continue Reading →


Elephant Mountain Circle Route

I fell into the habit of climbing elephant mountain late afternoon to catch the sunset and  returning the same way.  Today I went earlier and did a circular route getting … Continue Reading →

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Basianshan National Forest Recreation Area

Basianshan National Forest Recreation Area was part of a bus tour that I took.  This was the second stop.  Since it was part of a tour the time was limited … Continue Reading →


Linkou Forest Trail

Last year I made a post about the Linkou Forest Trail but that one was really the Xinline Hiking Trail.   I found the “real” Linkou Forest Hiking Trail today. … Continue Reading →


Guguan – Lishan Scenic Area

Guguan is in the Lishan Scenic Area.  I was on a day bus tour and one of the stops was Guguan.  We only had 90 minutes there but it was … Continue Reading →



My wife and I like Lion Head Mountain.  Last year we went there twice and this year we went back again and spent 3 nights at the Chuanhuatang Temple.  I … Continue Reading →


Tenping Trail

Tenping Trail starts at the Lion Head Mountain Visitor Center in Nanzhuang.  The trail has a natural cliff type cave.  The best part of this trail is that it connects … Continue Reading →