What a sight!

The view was breathtaking. I had to make this trip probably because I missed my hike to Machu Picchu too much. The withdraw to nature in the last few months was making me anxious to get back to it. Yeap and when I saw the pictures of this place, I mentally said to myself since you are illogical enough to make a trip to Taiwan for a weekend then what’s with another day trip to another city?

Thank goodness the weather was good and I wasn’t welcomed with any rain. I flew with a 7am domestic flight and there was a tour guide to pick me up. There were a handful of people that joined the same tour. The tour bus was so empty. I have never been on an Asian tour with so few people and it was awesome when you can have a whole row to yourself! 😀

The tour consists of Taroko Gateway, Tunnel of Nine Turns, Eternal Spring Shrine, Swallow Grotto, TienHsiang and ChiHsingTan Beach.  I know most people enjoy visuals instead of written explanations. So let the pictures speak for itself… 🙂

The view from the flight was really pretty!

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Taroko Gorge Gateway

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Shakadang Trail

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Tunnel of Nine Turns and Swallow Grotto (Do you see the face? :))

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Kind mother bridge (playing with selfie stick can be confusing… hence the second pic >.<)

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Long spring bridge, Eternal Spring Shrine (so many red bridges)

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TienHsiang, another bridge!

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ChiHsingTan Beach

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Food I’ve indulged in the last few hours. Ahh I miss the food there, I’m hungry whenever I look at these pictures! I must avoid them at night.  :S

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I highly recommend checking out this national park! I didn’t get a chance to explore the trails so much since I was with a tour guide. I would have loved to hike around a bit more and explored some of the other areas of the park.  I definitely want to go back for a revisit and give myself a bit more time to explore. 🙂

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