Ziqiang Night Market (自強夜市), Hualien

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From Jinsanjiao, the distance to Zi Qiang Night Market did not seem that far on the map. However, it was actually a half hour walk.  After a brave attempt to walk proved to be too challenging for our tired bodies after a day of hiking at the Taroko Gorge,...
Qi Xing Tan (七星潭) literally translated as Seven Stars Lake is one of the scenic stops along the Taroko Gorge.  Since we were staying a night at Hualien, we made the Seven Stars Lake our destination for the night. Our Choice for the night - Hotel Bayview Hualien.Living by...
We were supposed to head further to the Tiansiang Scenic Area (天祥風景區), but the main attraction which is the Tunnel of Nine Turns (九曲洞) was closed for refurbishment works, and as nightfall comes early in winter, we were advised to head back to town earlier for safety reasons.To compensate...
The Seven Stars Lake (七星潭) is one of the star (pun-intended) attractions at the Taroko Gorge National Park.  As it is located at the doorstep of our hotel - Hotel Bayview, we could walk out to it anytime we wished.Our first sight of the Seven Stars Lake, from the...
In this installment of our Taiwan Travel Guide Series, we introduce to you the top things to do in Hualien, Taiwan.Located along the east coast of Taiwan facing the Pacific Ocean, Hualien is one of the most beautiful and scenic places to visit in Taiwan.  We recommend staying at...
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