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Let"s go cycling in Taiwan by MOOK Publications

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Published by Tourism Bureau, M.O.T.C. in Taipei City, Taiwan .
Written in English


  • Bicycle trails,
  • Bicycle touring,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Cycling

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCycling in Taiwan
Statement[authors & photographers, MOOK Publications]
LC ClassificationsGV1046.T28 L4z 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination175 pages :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26342311M
ISBN 109860145911
ISBN 109789860145915

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Inaugurated in , this mile (kilometer) epic is fast becoming one of Asia's greatest destinations-- not to mention a lifetime ambition among cycling-obsessed Taiwanese. Taiwan's Route. For over 60 years, Let's Go has published Harvard-student-written travel guides covering countries all across the globe. Our guides provide essential travel tips and unique recommendations that can't be found anywhere else. Taiwan has seen an increase in cycling events in recent years, such as the Formosa , a tour circling the island over nine days during the Taiwan Cycling Festival in November of each year. The fest also sees the annual King of the Mountain race at Hehuan Mountain, a race from sea level to one of the highest points in Taiwan at 3, meters in. Cycling along highway 9 (a road we would end up spending much of our time in eastern Taiwan on), we rode south and then cut over to nearby Liyu Lake (the second largest lake in all of Taiwan). We had been told that Liyu lake was truly something worth seeing, but I .

Cycling Culture. Road cyclists looking for a challenge outside of the predictable European haunts need look no further than Taiwan. On the bike, well-maintained roads and polite traffic provide a cyclist-friendly atmosphere. Off the bike, natural hot springs soothe and rejuvenate weary legs.   Riding on southbound of Taiwan cycling route no.1 Our cycling trip is for 3 days from Hualien Township to Taitung Township for km Trip arranged by agentatravel ; date Dec Ferry. Getting you and your bicycle to Taiwan from Mainland China is now very easy thanks to two direct ferries going to Keelung and Taichung. Xiamaen, China to Keelung, Taiwan departs Thursdays at , arriving the following morning in Taiwan around 8AM.. Xiamaen, China to Taichung, Taiwan departs Tuesdays at , arriving the following morning in Taiwan around 8AM. Overall, Taiwan did not disappoint in offering a very unique and positive cycling experience. Don’t wait for your own golden email ticket, book a trip asap that includes at least a week of cycling through locations all around the island.