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Archive for 'Hiking'

A monkey in the mountains

I have been out hiking the trails around Chengtian Chan Temple in Tucheng regularly over the last few weeks. I have been refamiliarising myself with the area and also trying to find some new trails to walk.
This morning I followed a trail I haven't been on before to Danuanjian Shan […]

Hiking from Tucheng to Zhonghe

A couple of weeks ago I posted about hiking in Tucheng. I noted that from the summit of Tianshang Shan there appeared to be a path leading all the way to Yuantong Chan Temple in Zhonghe (via another path I had earlier hiked). This morning I set out to see if I could find the […]

Hiking in Tucheng

Yesterday I went hiking at Chengtian Chan Temple (承天禪寺) in Tucheng. After the windy weather on Monday the air had cleared and there were some great views over Taipei County and City.

view of Chengtian Temple from the mountains above it
The temple is very close to Tucheng and now that the MRT has extended all […]

Travels in Zhonghe and Yonghe

View of Zhonghe from Yuantong Temple (Guanyin Shan in the background)
One of the best things about living in Taipei is that there are so many places to visit in and around the city. You could easily visit a different place every weekend for a whole year.
This morning I got […]