These pictures were made during a trip to Taiwan (VLSI-DAT conference, April 2011). With an additional week of holiday, I traveled around the island by train and bike.
Cycling from Taipei, Shilin to Danshui
Famous restaurant in Taipei! Cannot miss it
Puli and Sun-Moon lake
Visiting Chung Tai Chan Monastery
A place around Puli
Cycling around Sun-Moon lake
Tea in the high mountains
Now what is this fimiliar style of this building...?
Please read the bill if you want to know what it is. I also have no idea~
Special local dishes!
Taidong and LuDao (Green Island)
What am I eating? Maybe good I don't know :P
Ah, always like desserts ;)
On my way to LuDao (Green island). See my bike?
Green island is green! But also lot of blue and sand color :D
Yoho! They told me there are coral riffs, should learn how to see them!
Is this a small coral?
That's me! Today I sun-burned my feet...
Back in Taidong, ancient housing
My train to the next destination: Hualien
Now comes the most gorgeous part: Taroko Gorge by bike!
Back in Hualien, one of the famous dishes in famous restaurant
South of Hualien is an agricultural area
And a lot of special bike paths, very nice!
Back in Taipei, enjoy a last relaxed day!
I wonder how we could finish all these dishes above... ;)
Two common sights in Taiwan: scooters and 7-11. Thanks for the ride!