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Xiaoyoukeng Trail

Xiaoyoukeng Trail starts near the Xiaoyoukeng Visitor Center and goes the the peak of Qixing Mountain.  Qixing Peak is the highest point in Yangmingshan Park.  I have climbed to the … Continue Reading →


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Liao Tian-ding Cave

Liao Tian-ding Cave is on the Bali side of Guanyin Mountain.  It is just off of route 49 which runs from Guanyin Mountain to Bali.  From the trail head to … Continue Reading →


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Qingshan Falls

Qingshan Falls is located in the north part of Yangmingshan Park.  To get there by driving take RT2 to the northern part of the island to Rt 17 which is … Continue Reading →


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Linkou Skyline from Guanyin Mountain

Linkou is finally getting a noticeable skyline.  A few years ago it was kind of flat, now with tall buildings being built especially near the new MRT it is getting … Continue Reading →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →


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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 →