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Asia » Taiwan » Yilan County » Jiaoxi April 17th 2014

Thursday, 17th April 2014 "Train travel is always fun and even more so in Taiwan where we had absolutely no difficulties with the spoken language." Our train delay at Wai-ao Station this morning certainly did not dampen our travel plans to Jiaoxi, the hot springs mecca of Yilan County. In fact, we spent a fair bit of our time photographing every single nook and cranny of the train station. Things started to pick up as soon as our train arrived and within 20 minutes, we had set foot on Jiaoxi township, a fairly comfortable place to navigate on foot. The town was littered with numerous hot spring hotels with their eye-popping signboards trying real hard to attract the gaze of visitors. After our foot springs dip and fish spa, I bade farewell to my travel mates ... read more
Jiaoxi, the hot springs mecca
Next stop: Yilan Station
Memorial Hall of Founding of Yilan Administration

Asia » Taiwan » Yilan County » Jiaoxi November 4th 2011

Po ze standardnem dopoldanskem obredu - zajtrk, izlezavanje, plaza - sva s Paulom odbiciklirala do centra, da bi sedla na vlak za Jiaoxi. Spotoma sva pobrala se en chicken bento, nato pa sedla na vlak za 25 dolarjev do najine destinacije: hot springs! Kot sem ze omenila, jih na Tajvanu mrgoli, in Yilan county ni nobena izjema, prej obratno. Tako je mestece Jiaoxi le nekaj postaj severneje od kraja, kjer sem trenutno, tako da je prikladen pobeg iz vsakdanje (sicer resda povsem drugacne) realnosti. Pa se petek je bil, kar je pomenilo, da ne bo pretirane guzve. Jiaoxi je prijetno, nekoliko hribovito mestece (naokoli je precej pohodniskih izletov, slapov, ipd.), in ze ob izstopu s postaje te pricaka bazen s toplicami, ki naravno bruhajo ven in te vabijo medse. Midva sva se odlocila za en obhob, ... read more




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