Welcome to my Taiwan Travelogue first entry. I know i’ve been acting lazily, lazy to update, perhaps u should know, i’m still in Holiday mood!! Haha.. Anyway, today I officially move over to my own domain, finally its all done, get set go. I’m not get used of using wordpress, not used of this themes, but time will cure, so hope u do enjoy yourself at my new home~ Welcome!! Please Support!!Previously, i’ve used to blog from Day 0 to Day end. Somehow, this vacation was kind of too long, if i really blog all out, u gonna faint, and i’ve already collapsed. So i just drag out those great points to share share with all of you. As for today, I’ll start of with my overall travelogue experience. If anything wanna ask, just leave me a comment, I’ll try my best to reply you.
Travel Destination : Sibu – JB (transit by onion car to Spore) – Spore – TAIWAN!
Travel Date: 5March08 – 16March08 (6-13March In Taiwan)
Travel Airline: Domestic (AirAsia) / International (Jetstar) *budget airlines*
No. of Travellers: Total of 14 (2 groups) 7 on back pack, 7 on local tour (*me).
Travellers Relations: Friends, Schoolmate, Colleagues, Relatives
My travelmate info:
1. Goolooloo *myself
2. Yen * mybestfriend
3. Lynn *my ex housemate
4. Desmond * Yen’s colleague
5. Rachael * Desmond GF
6. Ivy * Desmond Cousin
7. Elsie * Ivy’s friend
Air Ticket : RM900 Sibu to Taiwan
Tour Fees : RM950 for travel agent + accomodation + transport
Additional Tour Fees to Alishan : RM365
Misc Expenses in Taiwan include food, shopping and transport: NT12000 (est RM1250)
Total Expenses: RM 3465 +/- Roughly…
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My Travel Itinerary :
Day 0: 5March08
Travel from Sibu and arrive Jb, then get the private car service and transfer to Singapore. Stay at my bro’s place at Pasir Ris, Yen, LauWai, Fong, Soothing & Siang also stay over. =.= Met up KingKee.
Links to my previous blog. Click Here.Day1: 6March08
We reach TaoYuan International Airport at 6pm.
Pick-up by the tourguide, and we checkin to our hotel – Kilin Hotel.
Visit ShihLin Nite Market on our own at nite.
Taipei to Hualian
Places of Interest : Yeh Liu , Jiu Fen, Taroko, Ami Cultural
*Yehliu: The natural rock formations of Yehliu.(wild willows) are an amazing array of artistic shapes created by erosion and other natural forces.*Chiufen: To see the old fashioned way of life that still exists. With the aura of an old mining that still apparent, Chiufen radiates a variety of emotions. *Taroko: The gorge was formed by rushing river waters which have cut straight through the marble and granite to create a beautiful, narrow ravine with waterfalls and patches of mist clinging to the mountains, surrounded by subtropical forests. There are several notable scenic spots in and near the gorge.*Ami Aboriginal Cultural Village: A-Mei is an aboriginal tribe in Hualien. In this cultural center, you can see A-Mei people’s unique life style and enjoy delicious A-Mei cuisines.
HuaLian to KaoShiung
Places of Interest : 7xintan Beach , XinZheJiang nite market, Ai He, Liu He Nite Market*Sin Jiao Jiang Night Market: It’s a popular place for delicious food, mid-night snacks and shopping
KaoShiung to TaiChung
Places of Interest : Xuen Tian Shang Di, Chun Qiu Ge, Fo Guang Shan (Temples), Hot Spring
*Spring And Autumn Pavilions: Where you will be amused by gigantic statues of Dragon and Tiger Pagodas, Hsuan Tien Shangti Temple. *Fo Guang Shan: It is the center of Buddhism in southern Taiwan.*Chi Lin Fong Hot Spring: Try to experience the rustic yet refined hot spring cultural, and rela your body and soul. First bath for 3-5 mins, and never go in for more than 15 mins each time.*Fong Jia Night Market: You could not only shop for the low-price clothes, but also try the local food.
TaiChung to Taipei
Places of Interest : Mao’s princess, Zhong Lie Chi, Gu Gong, DanShui, Taipei 101, Zhi You Guang Chang
*Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall: Is the island’s most impressive monument to the great Chinese Hero. *Martyr’s Shrine: To view an elaborate ceremony of changing guards hourly.*National Palace Museum: The world’s largest assemblage of priceless Chinese art treasures, one which spans Chinese’s nearly 5,000 year history. *101 Shopping Mall: Enjoy your shopping in the tallest building in the world.*Shihlin Night Market: Great place of local handicrafts, clothes, toys, tasty local snacks and souvenirs.
Taipei – Alishan
Places of Interest : Fen Qi Hu, Alishan
Alishan – Taipei
Places of Interest : Alishan – Yushan, Ri Yue Tan
Taipei Half Day Free & Easy – Back to Singapore
Places of Interest : 5FenPu, Miramar
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14 -16 March08
I stay back at Singapore to meet up old friends+some shopping.
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Transfer to JB, meet up Lynn & Cute and back to Sibu.
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