|View of the pool and green "skytrain" line.|
Grand Victoria Hotel, Taipei
|Bev and I at the Grand Victoria Hotel.|
|He doesn't look too happy but he tasted divine!|
|Mark trying one of the most disgusting drinks on the planet.|
It looked like cold grease from spaghetti sauce.
Next stop was the Jiannan Rd Station to take the Neihu Line train to Tamsui. Tamsui or Danshui is a small seaside town at the northeastern tip of
|Train Route Map|
|Can you imagine? This is the water line from another typhoon.|
|This is nice to know.|
Tamsui has beautiful views of the Taiwan Straight from Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf and the Lover’s Bridge.
|View of Taiwan Straight|
|View of Taiwan Straight|
|Wireless Mark, Kate, Bev, myself and Cola Mark|
Lover's Bridge, Tamsui
After walking around for a while we found a little shopping district, Tamsui Old Street and waterfront and all split up.
|Not a bad price for "Sexy Look"|
|This is actually a space between two buildings being used as storage.|
|Isn't this beautiful?|
|Doors on a building in Tamsui|
After shopping we met up with John again for our final meal before heading to the airport for our flight back to LAX.
|Our final dinner. Tamsui|
|Our final dinner, The Taiwan 5|
Our airport experience was again efficient and obstacle free. We checked our bags, passed customs and headed to the airport bar to have a final drink before boarding our 11p China Airlines flight back to
. The ten hour flight back to Los Angeles was great. The attendants seemed a little nicer but they were also incredibly concerned with the call button if it was used. The only drink offered was water and even to get a pop I had to ask several times. Los Angeles
|The most expensive beer in Taiwan. $10 CAD a glass in the airport.|
Thanks Wireless for picking up the tab.
The next morning I was up and ready to catch my Westjet flight back home to
. My two weeks in paradise had come to an end and it was time to head back home and my daily life. Vancouver
I would like to offer a sincere Thank You to the Taiwan Tourism Board. Not only did they put together a marvelous trip and allow me to participate in it but I also meet a fantastic group of people that I believe will friends for a long time to come.
The goal of this trip was to introduce
as a cycling destination to the world. That goal was at least partially accomplished as they converted me. Within two weeks of arriving home my husband and I both purchased bicycles and can’t wait for better weather to be out on them all the time! Taiwan
If you would like to know more about Cycling In
Taiwan, booking a trip to Taiwan or in general, please feel free to contact me at anytime. Taiwan