Archive for June, 2009

This a very short hike, maybe only ten minutes if you drive to the trail head but in the summer I’ll take any opportunity to get wet and cool off! To get there follow the 106 from Taipei towards Shen Keng. Just before a Formosa petrol station, there is a betel nut stand on the right, this is where you need to turn right. Follow the signposts for the Paozilun trail 炮子崙. (more…)

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I blogged earlier last week about Taiwan’s best trip in the world competition and after a crazy weekend of filming and running around the hills surrounding Taipei, we’ve finally got our group video up! We would very much appreciate your support and if you’d like to vote for us you can check out this link Formosa Adventurers – Thanks!!
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We’re all long term residents of Taiwan who have a great passion for traveling around this fantastic island we call home. We genuinely feel that Taiwan is a wonderful place to visit and live and we hope we can have the opportunity to promote Taiwan to the rest of the world. Between us we have four blogs and you can visit them by following the links below.

Phil – Taiwan Travel Diary
Neil – Neil Wade’s Photography Blog and Neil Wade’s Website
Stu – Hiking Taiwan – the one you’re looking at now!

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I’m not sure how to translate the name of this mountain, maybe “pull out knife mountain”…. perhaps the name is a transliteration of the aboriginal name! Anyway this is nice, relatively short hike near my favourite place in Taiwan, Wulai 烏來. (more…)

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Following the success of Australia’s “best job in the world” competition, the Taiwan tourism bureau has decided to create a similar competition.

The preliminary round involves coming up with a four day plan to travel around Taiwan. Team’s have to make a video introducing themselves and then put that on the net. Each team is judged upon the feasibility of (more…)

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