Taiwan June 2013 Trip

Beautiful station in Kaohsiung

Beautiful station in Kaohsiung

[I know we started this blog in Aug 2013 and this trip was in Jun 2013, so it’s kinda backdated. But after documenting the Taipei trip, we thought we should ‘complete’ it by documenting the Taiwan trip as well, even if it’s just a photostream. So here it is. 🙂]

And so we went on a Taiwan trip in June this year after more than 4 years. I believe many Singaporeans goes to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Bangkok probably once every year or maybe even more than once, so > 4 years sounds incredibly long.

But this trip was not really planned for, because I was supposed to be going to Boston for a conference, and wifey was supposed to come join me after that and we could tour around the academic city of Boston and Cambridge. But for a totally incredible reason, we ended up booking on a trip to Taiwan instead. You wouldn’t want to get me started on that incredible reason

I had always wanted to go somewhere else other than Taipei, so we chose to go to 高雄 Kaohsiung and 台中 Taichung this time. We flew in to Taipei on JetStar and took 台灣高鐵 Taiwan High-Speed Rail all the way to Kaohsiung and started our 8 Days 7 Nights trip!

The photostream of this trip is as follows:

Taiwan 2013 Day 1 桃園國際機場 Taoyuan International Airport > 左營 Zuoying > 舊城假日文化公車 Citybus Kaohsiung > 高雄市眷村文化館 Kaohsiung Museum of Military Dependents Village > 鳳山縣舊城北門段 Old Fongshan City North Gate > 龍虎塔 Dragon and Tiger Pagoda > 蓮池潭 Lotus Lake > 瑞豐夜市 Ruifeng Night Market > 御宿商旅 Royal Hotel
Taiwan 2013 Day 2 Hotel > 台南 Tainan > 安平樹屋 Anping Tree House > 東興洋行 Julius Mannich & Co. > 安平古堡 Anping Old Fort > 安平老街 Anping Old Street > 赤崁樓 Chihkan Tower > 花園夜市 Garden Night Market > Hotel
Taiwan 2013 Day 3 Hotel > 佛光山 Fo Guang Shan Monastery > 佛陀紀念館 Buddha Memorial Centre > 六合夜市 Liuhe Night Market > Hotel
Taiwan 2013 Day 4 Hotel > 鼓山輪渡站 Gushan Ferry Pier > 旗津輪渡站 Cijin Ferry Pier > 旗后砲台 Cihou Fort > 旗津星空隧道 Cijin Star Tunnel > 哈瑪星文化公車 Hama Star Citybus > 打狗英國領事館 Former British Consular Residence > 武德殿 Wude Hall > 駁2藝術特區 The Pier-2 Art Center > 六合夜市 Liuhe Night Market > 愛河 Love River > 新崛江商圈 Shinkuchan > Hotel
Taiwan 2013 Day 5 高雄 Kaohsiung > 新營 Xinying > 台南白河蓮花季 Baihe Lotus Festival > 台中 Taichung > 忠孝夜市 Zhongxiao Night Market > 新驛旅店 CityInn Hotel
Taiwan 2013 Day 6 Hotel > 鹿港天后宮 Lugang MazuTemple > 鹿港老街 Lugang Old Street > 摸乳巷 Touch Breast Alley > 龍山寺 Longshan Temple > 扇型火車廠 Fan-shaped Train Depot > 彰化孔子廟 Changhua Confucius Temple > 逢甲夜市 Fengjia Night Market > Hotel
Taiwan 2013 Day 7 Hotel > 宮原眼科 Miyahara Ice Cream > 中華夜市 Chunghwa Night Market
Taiwan 2013 Day 8 Hotel > 台中公園 Taichung Park > 一中商圈 Yi Chung Bazaar > 桃園國際機場 Taoyuan International Airport > Home


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