Tag Archives: Wulai

Tonghou Trail – Wulai to Yilan by Mountain Bike

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Fantastic views of the Pacific Ocean and Yilan Plain from the summit. On other days.

It has long been a goal to ride from Wulai, in the mountains near Taipei, to Yilan on the coast. There have been rumours of such a trail, reporting varying levels of condition. The internet is making searching for this kind of thing much easier […]

Wulai Weekender

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First classic Lars situation: Three taxis, three couples, three kids, looking for a restaurant in a car repair area. BAM. Gone as soon as you realise it started, weekends with the old Taipei crew are always a riot of food, laughter, cheap beer, good whisky […]

Wulai – Sanxia Hike

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Suited and booted After finding the rather great hiking blog, Pashan, we were inspired to go and trek pastures new around Wulai. It’s Labour Day weekend here, and the weather has just been impeccable for the whole time, so no excuses could be found not […]

30

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http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=70933 Blimey … I am 30! And you know what? It feels pretty good. This is in no small part due to the amazing efforts of my friends, especially Abe who put quite some effort into setting things up, and Tanja & Michael who jetted […]

Doggles

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While I recover from another weekend, I thought I would post the most appropriate photo taken by Michael while waiting at traffic lights, that sums up the weekend … like he says, in Taipei, you don’t need to go looking for crazy things, the crazy […]

Wulai Road Trip

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Grabbed a few guys for my birthday, and we blasted out of Taipei to enjoy the waterfall in Wulai… The don Chaney gives turns on the charm Reflecting upon things. Like a bat out of hell The story of a British Industrial Designer in Taiwan…

The Legend of La La Shan

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This was the big one. The ride we had all been talking about, and finally we were doing it. Peter provided the prod, the good weather reports the motivation, and two local dingbats with buses the transportation. We are an international bunch – Peter from […]

La La Shan

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4 metres into the ride and all is well … The ride of the year … 2 weeks of planning and avoiding bad weather were very nearly ruined 100 metres off the first climb when, losing a touch of balance / direction / control I […]

Mogwai in Wulai

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Mogwai, Scottish rock gods, blessed the island of Taiwan with their unique blend of intense riffs and ballistic delivery. I don’t really think the island knew what to expect – we certainly didn’t. This was no ordinary location -Wulai. Admitedly, I have now been here […]

Michael’s Birthday

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I had a great weekend that helped me recover from a stressful and frustrating week learning Pro Engineer software at work. I best not speak about that, as all I will do is get angry again! Anyway, Tanja – Michael’s girlfriend – planned a big […]