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Old 10-11-2005, 11:54 PM   #2570
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 282
below are my actual Itinerary.

Day 1 - 30 Oct - Sunday
2215 Arrived in Taipei. Take Freego Bus to Taipei station than take Taxi to Hotel.
2400 Check in One star hotel, quite late just walk around the hotel and have some noodles.

Day 2 - 31 Oct - Monday
0730 Ximenting Breakfast.
0900 Buy train ticket to Hualien for 01/11 at Taipei Train Station
1000 Beitou à Hotspring at Bai Lei Hui for NT 1,200 / 2hrs.
1230 Went to Hotspring Museum but it is close on Monday. Lunch near the MRT Station
1430 Danshui àLao Jie for shopping
1630 Take Ferry to Yu Ren Ma Tou (Lover's Bridge). Bridge was lighted up ard 530pm.
2100 MRT back to Ximenting for Ah Zhong Mian Xian.

Day 3 - 01 Nov - Tue
0600 Morning train 0645 to Hualien (left luggage at One Star Hotel)
1000 People from Minsu pick us up and help us arrange for tour around Huailien. (Tour fee 1,100NT for 2 pax – lunch not included and boring places with nothing interesting in our opinion)Best of the best they send a 40 seater coach and there is only me and my wife.
1500 Cycling (bicycle from Mingsu) along the sea side till 1830hrs, sky turn too dark for safe cycling
1900 Dinner at Nan Bing Night Market (food not nice and very small) and went back to Mingsu for the day.

Day 4 - 02 Nov - Wed
0800 Tour at Toroko (NT1,980/2pax – lunch included) in Hualien…
1730 Train to Taipei Main Station
2045 Reach Taipei, take MRT back to Ximenting and check in back to One Star hotel.
2130 Ximenting for Ah Zhong Mian Xian before proceeding to Shilin Night Market.

Day 5 - 03 Nov - Thru
0830 Ximenting Breakfast.
0900 Train to Zhong Hsiao Fuxing, take a bus to Ruifang then change another bus to Jinguashih – Gold Museum.
1130 Take bus to Jiufen for their famous fishball, Or Ni and shopping
1600 Leave Jiufen for Keelung – Miao Kou night market (direct bus around 1hr trip)
1720 Keelung à Miao Kou Night Mkt, Lots of variety of seafood.
2045 Take a direct bus from Keelung to Taipei Main Station for NT 102 for 2pax
2130 Shop around Ximenting before heading back to Hotel,

Day 6 - 04 Nov - Friday
0830 Ximenting Breakfast .
0900 Lungshan Temple
1030 CKS memotial Hall. See the changing guard parade.
1200 Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall
1330 Back to hotel, becos very tired. We take a one hour nap.
1530 Leg massage at Ximenting.
1700 Wu Fen Pu wholesale mkt. ( HoushanPi MRT, along Zhong Hsiao Rd, 5 min walk ..)
1830 Rao He Nite Mkt ( Songshan Railway statin exit, walk across the bridge to RHNM )
2200 Back to Hotel, too tired to go Ximenting / Shilin

Day 7 - 05 Nov - Sat
0900 Breakfast at hotel.
1030 Go Wulai, Ming Yue hot spring, NT900 for 1 hr, shop ard than we take the mini train uphill to see the Waterfall.
1800 Shilin shop and maka.

Day 8 - 06 Nov - Sunday
0900 Too lazy so we take Breakfast at hotel.
1030 Go 101 and NYNY
1200 Back to Ximenting to catch Jay Chou concert
1500 Go Wu Fen Pu again, becos my wife still not shop enough
1730 Shilin shop and maka …

Day 9 - 07 Nov - Monday
0930 Breakfast at hotel.
1030 Pack luggage and check out hotel.
1130 Last min shopping than bus to Airport and home sweet home…

Wl post the photo later ...
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