Alishan, April 12 - 13, 2010. Click pic for album

Taroko to Kending

Taroko Gorge to Kending, Feb 14 - 19, 2010.

Northern Cross Island Highway

Northern Cross Island Highway, May 19 - 21, 2008. Click pic for album
24th May, 2010

Taipei-Northeast Cape-Jiaoxi

We packed our day packs this morning and decided to go down to Jiaoxi (礁溪) for a dip in the hot springs on the assumption that the Central Weather Bureau was getting their forecast right – overcast and 20 percent risk of rain. Their forecasts have been crap after all the criticism they received for […]

24th May, 2008

Shuangbei — the Northern Cross Island Highway and the Taibei – Yilan road

Three days on the bike to get from Taipei back to Taipei again. The Northern Cross Island Highway is the most northerly of the cross-island highways, and the proximity to Taipei means that there is more traffic and pollution on the roads leading to the highway. In addition, some kind of construction project is going […]

22nd May, 2008

Northern Cross Island Highway

This Monday to Wednesday we did the Northern Cross Island Highway and the Taipei-Ilan road, a loop of about 245km. Here’s the map of the ride, and the write-up and a couple of pics will follow in a day or two. Parts of the Northern Cross aren’t very detailed because there were only very low […]

8th April, 2008

Northern Coast Highway

After a couple of fully booked weeks with 12-14 hour work days, the desk was finally cleaned up Sunday, so Monday we decided to take a tour along the north coast highway. We started out by climbing Fengguizui, doing our best to leave the incredibly polluted Taipei behind as soon as we could.  At the […]