Sunday, November 10, 2013

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁Part 2 of 2

And 6 months on, I’m finally onto the last post of my Taiwan Trip. Hahahha, master of procrastination.
I really really really love this post and my experience in Kenting a lot. Read on to find out why!
Prior to the trip, we booked a cab with the hotel we stayed to bring us around. They charged us TWD3,500 to bring 4 of us around for 8 hours. It was a little more expensive than what other cab drivers charged us in other parts of Taiwan, but we still find it pretty reasonable, so we accepted it without bothering to source for others. BEST DECISION MADE.

Woke up in the morning, hopped out to the balcony and marvel at the sight.

Here’s a 180 degree view for you.

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁

While waiting for my friends to get ready, I decided to go down for a walk. The good thing about Taiwan is that it’s very safe. I don’t feel worried about walking out to the street on my own.

Decided to walked down onto the corals to get a nicer view although it’s pretty dangerous.

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
I could possibly stay there a while longer but a stray dog decided to come along. I’m not someone who is afraid of dogs, but it doesn’t look very friendly. So I make a swift escape. 

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The hotels along the beach of Kenting. All short and stubby. Our hotel is the second one from the right, second floor. 

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At 9am sharp, we were escorted to our 8-seater car. and according to yuzhi “We are like some big shot celebrities". Indeed. And our driver is a young guy of around 30 called xiao zhong. Whom we kept trying to matchmake yuzhi to. HAHAHHA

And because of yuzhi’s previous day comment to xiao zhong that “we want to old man activities” We were brought to all the scenic places. 

No complains initially because the view is really splendid.

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And the photo below is one of my favourite photos for the entire trip. 

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Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Spot the ship below

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁southern point

The southern most point of taiwan!

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
Mandatory jump shot against a bluesy sky. 

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Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 submarine
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 submarine


Then we went for this submarine ride which was an absolute waste of money ._. Please don’t go! It’s so foggy that you can’t even see nemo. Better spend your money on scuba or semi scuba.

Thereafter Chenshuang and I started protesting. So next time exciting activities! (bane of yuzhi’s life)

ATV or what taiwanese call Biao Sha

All photos are courtesy of xiao zhong! (Armed with DSLR and helping us take photos, +10)

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
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Hahhaa yuzhi feeling a mixture of fear and excitement

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Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Moving on to the more scary kind of Biao Sha. 

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Chenshuang and I had to take the corners because well, we suggested it. 

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
and I earned a super black blueblack on my left arm which took 2 weeks to subside. and that’s the glory of the Taiwan’s xiao hei wen on my legs. It’s so toxic that the bites continue to spread even after I return. (YES IT SPREADS) Both yuzhi and I had to go see doctor to stop it from spreading and got anti scarring cream.

Well no pain no gain. Remember your insect repellent! 

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 ATV Biao Sha
The place to play ATV cannot be access by public easily without a car.

So you got to hire a cab or rent a car! I think even with scooter you wont be able to reach there because you have to go through hills which I don’t think scooter can handle. (Saw one that broke down while going up hill)

Then we went off to view the sunset <3 Though not as pretty as the day before, still lovely.

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁
And at night at 11.30pm, xiao zhong came to our hotel to bring us to go view stars!! OMG SO DAMN NICE OF HIM. 

The stars were unbelievable. Just make me want to lie down and view it all night through. No photos cause I don’t know how to take. HAHAHA

Feeling the love from Taiwanese. Plus during the trip in the day, he bought us pineapples and longans to eat while on the car. 

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁 driver
and that’s us with him at 1am after viewing the stars.

SUPER LOVE KENTING! THANK YOU XIAO ZHONG FOR BEING EXTRA NICE TO US <3<3<3

I recently just watched triumph in the skies II and I think they never do Kenting justice! ahahahha. It’s far more beautiful than what was shown on the show. And we had been to all the places that were shown on the show (apart from the hospital).

Taiwan 10 days Travel, Kenting 墾丁

HOPE TO TRAVEL WITH YOU GIRLS AGAIN SOON!! 

AND I LOVE TAIWAN AND KENTING <3<3<3

Read part 1 of my Kenting trip here!  Where we did water sports!

EDITED on 18/3/15:
Hello! I have been receiving requests for the contact of the driver. So as to save time and hassle for everyone, here's the contact! Have a good trip all! (Book early!) He now has Whatsapp as well to cater to Whatsapp users! You can add him at: 0917-088538



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You are now reading Part 2 of Kenting, continue reading!
1) Cingjing: Part1 and Part2
2) Hualien: Part1 and Part2
3) Kenting: Part1 and Part2

Saturday, October 12, 2013

The Uterus

The Uterus is a very temperamental, unpredictable, and powerful woman.

Once a month, she will start a war and wreck havoc, but you have no idea when.

And when she does, it spells trouble.

Luckily there's someone who can subdue her, Panadol.

But even so, she will not give up without fighting.

Sometimes she fights alone, but most of the time she enlists the help of others.

Like today, she seek the help of  Rectum.

Their combined power is so terrifying that Feet and Hand will shiver in fear, Lips will turn white and Skin will break out in cold sweat.

Sometimes, their power can even cause Brain to see stars and switch off completely and Stomach to throw up.

But luckily for the rest today, Panadol managed to subdue Uterus and her ally before more damage can be done.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

What to eat in Taiwan?

During the last few days of our trip, we covered Gaoxiong, Taichung and Taipei. We put these cities as our last stops because we wanted to do our shopping and eating last!
Here are some of the street food we ate during our trip in Taiwan! Taipei – Shilin Night Market, Taichung – Feng Jia Night Market, Gao Hsiung – Liu He Night Market and Kending Night Market.

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Guan Cai Ban (Coffin)
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Everywhere – Fried Mushroom
my favourite!
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Hua lien city center - O-ah-Jian
The best among hualien, gaoshiong and shilin
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Everywhere – Smelly toufu
Nooooooooo
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Feng Jia Night Market – Noodles wrapped with bread
We queued for an hour for this!
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Feng Jia Night Market – Medium well beef
DAMN NICE MUST TRY!
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Xi Men Ding
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Shi Lin underground food market
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Shi lin Night Market
damn awful, don’t try
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Kenting - Fried Cuttlefish
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