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Highland 405/Mt. Dadong Hiking Trail 大棟山登山步道 in Taoyuan, Taiwan

Highland 405 Highland 405/Mt. Dadong Hiking Trail 大棟山登山步道 in Taoyuan, Taiwan is a known destination for hikers, tourists and cyclists. It is listed as one of the top 100 minor peaks in Taiwan and has a height of 405 meters above sea level. Taoyuan City, Shulin, Shanjia and Yingge can be viewed at the peak of this mountain. Taipei 101 can even be spotted afar in a sunny day. The stunning view attracts nature lovers, mountain climbers and photographers. There are multiple routes in accesing this spot. Highland 405 is located at 333, Taoyuan City, Guishan District, 兔坑里 Google maps coordinates : https://goo.gl/maps/Udpva9DBdznQgCFq9 Facebook video: click here Read: Baishawan Beach  Bade Bald Cypress Forest, Taoyuan (八德落羽松森林) 

A Ride to Luchang 鹿場 A Village in the Clouds, Nanzhuang, Miaoli, Taiwan

Luchang 鹿場 is translated as “Deer Field”. A high-altitude village that sits atop a 916-meter above-sea-level mountain. It is located in the mountainous and stunning  Nanzhuang, Miaoli, here in Taiwan. A haven for Cyclists, Mountain Hikers, Travelers, Adventurers and Nature Lovers. Cycling up to this place reminds me again of the movie, “Warriors of the Rainbow” / “Seediq Bale”. A Taiwanese movie that’s based on true historical events. Check out my RELIVE ride. Perhaps, this spot was once, one of their hunting grounds, hence the name “Deer Field”. I’m talking about the Atayal 泰雅 people to be specific, a certain group of Taiwan Aborigines here in Miaoli. Aborigines have been here thousands of years before the arrival of Han Chinese people. Guess what? They’re actually related to Filipinos and to other numerous  Austronesian people like the Malays, Indonesians, Maoris(Hawaii & New Zealand), etc.  To Filipinos, our closest genetic relative are the Amis People of Taiwan.…

Ang Tagong Biking/Hiking Trail sa Yongheshan, Sanwan, Taiwan

Ang Tagong Biking/Hiking Trail sa Yongheshan Lingid sa kaalaman ng nakararami, ay mayroong hidden biking/hiking trail sa Yongheshan, Sanwan. Malapit ka lang ba sa Yongheshan at naghahanap ka ng lugar kung saan magandang mag practice sa cycling? Or gusto mo bang mag hike sa tahimik at bulubunduking lugar? Ito ay may habang mahigit-kumulang sa dalawang kilometro. Subukang bisitahin ang biking/hiking trail na ito sa 永和山Yongheshan(Wing Mountain), Sanwan. Basahin ang mga susunod na instructions kung papaano marating ang trail na ito. Read: Nanliao Bike Ride (Seaside) Una, ay hanapin or i-locate mo muna ang tulay na ito sa Toufen City. Aabot ng mga 15 minutes ang biyahe via bike ride kung galing ka mismo sa Toufen City. Ang pulang tulay sa Toufen Read: Jobs available in Taiwan for Filipinos (2018) Read: The Beautiful Cape of Good Hope in Houlong Read: Luchang, An Aboriginal Village in…