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The dog beckons me to do a foot massage.
Last night in Taipei. We went to find a shop that Huiling's brother recommended us to buy Sun cakes. Apparently, it is a hundred's year old shop, and the sun cakes are supposed to be the best. It was a fair bit of walk, and then we reached. I had no intention of buying sun cakes because it is not on my to-buy list. Anyway, I bought one box and turns out that everyone in my family (and those my mum gave them to) loved the sun cakes. I loved them too. They taste very very nice, but it wasnt cheap. One box of 10 cakes cost 230NTD, which is 10+ sing dollars. I would recommend anyone who want to buy the sun cakes to go to this shop to buy. The address which you can go and take a look www.taipeileechi.com.tw.
After buying the sun cakes, we went to have lunch, and then we went to Xin Bei tou to do some hot spring.
The misty area is not something paranormal, but hot steam coming out from the ground
According to her bro, going to a hot spring bath cost 20NTD only, so, even though the journey to Xin bei tou is long, we still went there.
It was an outdoor public bath, admission is 40NTD, unless you have local student ID. It was cool. I was hoping that the hot spring with sulphur can heal the sore feet. The temperature in the hot spring is 42deg. Anyway, the spring water here is 100% pure spring water. It was nice just to slack there, even if it is only for 1 hour because our legs are really tired from all the walking. Somehow, after the bath, I felt even more tired.
As planned, we went to Dan shui after our hot spring bath. A recommendation for the couple whom we saw last night, Danshui Fisherman Wharf is a much more romantic place then the street by the road.
Valetine bridge in Danshui
The Valentine bridge in Danshui deserves many photo shoots. I sat down at the jetty area (I dont know what is it called), and just enjoyed feeling the breeze blowing across my face. One thing I like about Danshui here is that there is no salti-ness in the breeze, unlike sea breeze, because the breeze comes from a river. Dan shui literally just mean "plain water" so the breeze is something which made Danshui very memorable to me.
We were soo tired, due to the walking and due to the spring bath, that both of us fell asleep on the MRT and overshot the Shi Lin NM station. We stopped and I went to Shi Lin NM while Huiling proceed back to the hostel to do some late check-in for us. I didnt roam Shi Lin for long, just bought our dinner and went back to accompany Huiling. This would be our last night in Taipei, as we tucked in the very large Shi Lin chicken cutlet, one of the must-try in Taipei.
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The dog beckons me to do a foot ma…
The dog beckons me to do a foot m…
The misty area is not something pa…
The misty area is not something p…
Valetine bridge in Danshui
Valetine bridge in Danshui
For mum
For mum
Xin bei tou MRT station
Xin bei tou MRT station
At fishermans wharf, Dan shui
At fisherman's wharf, Dan shui
Danshui
Danshui
Huiling taking photos at Valentine…
Huiling taking photos at Valentin…
A bird making use of the river cur…
A bird making use of the river cu…
Valentine Bridge in Danshui
Valentine Bridge in Danshui
Looking across the Danshui river
Looking across the Danshui river
Old road in Danshui
Old road in Danshui
Taking the metro back to Taipei ci…
Taking the metro back to Taipei c…
Taipei
photo by: Deats