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Archive for April, 2011

The tea growing area of Maokong makes for a great place to cycle.  Plenty of hills and different routes, loads of cafes and tea houses with awesome views and there’s really not that much traffic, at least not during the week!

Maokong 貓空

A beautfiul sunset over the Maokong Cable Car

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The Holy Ridge is a razor thin ridge of mountains in the Sheipa National Park that runs from north to south connecting Snow Mountain to Dabajianshan.  This was definitely the toughest hike any of us have done, made all the more difficult given the poor weather we encountered on the most hardest day.

The Holy Ridge

The Holy Ridge

The Holy Ridge

A section of the ridge that we traversed

There are several routes that can be taken when doing the Holy Ridge, Barking Deer have some info here.  We chose to do the ‘O’ route in reverse purely because this was the only way we could get permit!

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