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Taiwan Free and Easy Trip Day 5

 

Taiwan (Hua Lien) Free and Easy Trip Day 5

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Day 5b

Day 5 Itinerary Part A: Qing Seminary, Liyu Lake, Yun Shan Wet Land & KeJia Lunch

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Day 5a

Day 5 Itinerary Part B: Lin Tian Mountain Forestry Center, Shi Ti Ping Scenic Area, Baci Gazebo, Shi Men, Seafood Dinner and Rainbow Night Market.

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Hua Lien Qing Seminary 花莲慶修院

Ticket: NT30

Open: 8am to 6pm

Qing 5

Qing Seminary is the best preserved Japanese-style Temple in Eastern Taiwan.

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The main temple building is wooden structure with a Japanese-style four-pillar rooftop.  The temple was rebuilt in 1945 and renamed ChingHsiou Temple.  In 1997, it was designated as a third-class historical site and was renovated and re-opened in 2003.  The temple is permeated with the spirit of Zen and is an important historical site and tourist attraction.

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Qing 1

Temple Main Hall

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Qing 4

Very quiet and nice place to visit.

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The important historical items preserved in the temple include shrines, the stone sculpture of Acalanatha, Baidu Monument, 88 stone statues of Buddhist Gods and so on.

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Qing 3

Well preserved Stone Statues. Please make a wish.

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吉安慶修院是東部地區唯一保存完整的日式佛寺院,院內花木扶疏,環境幽靜,充滿禪意。建築上最為特殊的是為四角銅板形式的「寶形造」屋面,以及中開房間向後延伸的「布教壇」。結構遵循日本傳統構造形式,型態以木構架系統為主,屋頂為日本式四注攬尖。寺內留有空海本尊、不動明王石刻、百度石,及八十八尊石佛等重要文物。

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Qing 2

Another view of the Temple.

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Liyu Lake 鯉魚潭

Boat Ticket: NT100 per person

Open: 8am to 6pm

Liyu Lake is located at the foot of Liyu Mountain, in Shoufeng Township’s Chinan Village, is the older scenic areas.  Liyu Lake is about 1.6 kilometers in length, and 930 meters in width, making it the largest inland lake in Hualien.

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Liyu 5

Liyu Lake view from the Boat ride.

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Liyu 1

Ready??  Let’s go.

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According to geological research, the lake form is due to erosion, a river-capture phenomenon occurred between Rivers of Pinghe, Baibao, Gutonglan and Lao.  This caused the Lao River to change direction, the waters of the Gutonglan River decreased and the crumbling of the alluvial fan of the Wenlan River to the north of Liyu Lake which resulted in silt deposits, Liyu Lake’s outlet was blocked.

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Liyu 3

Street view from LiYu Lake.

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鯉魚潭位於壽豐鄉池南村鯉魚山腳下,是花蓮地區早期即頗負盛名的一處風景區。鯉魚潭南北最長處約1.6公里,東西最寬處約930公尺, 是花蓮縣內最大的內陸湖泊。

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Liyu 4

Large Duck sit on the Lake.

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Liyu 2

Restaurants opposite the Lake.

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Mugu

We pass by and take some photo.

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Yunshan Wet Land雲山水溼地生態園

Ticket: Free Entrance

Open: 24 hours

Yun Shan 1

Yun Shan Wet Land

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花蓮雲山水溼地生態園區佔地24公頃 ,分區塊的廣植各類不同植物,4公頃如夢似幻的人工湖泊,漫步湖畔欣賞湖中倒影,遠望青翠山巒.

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Yun Shan 2

We spent half an hour to have a Relax walk and photo taking. We saw a couple taking their wedding photo here.

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Lunch Break 客家午餐

Lunch

After Lunch, we go to feed goat

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Lintian Mountain Forestry Center 林田山林場

Ticket: Free Entrance

Open: 8am to 6pm. Closed on Tuesday

Lintian Mountain Forestry Center known as “Little Shanghai”, was the fourth largest forestry center in Taiwan, the rest are Basian Mountain, Alishan and Taiping Mountain.  By 1918, the mountain forest area was already being used for lumbering.

Lin Tian 1

Lin Tian Shan Museum.

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Lin Tian 9

Huge wood-crafting.

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Started from 1938, the lumbering industry in this area became more large-scale.  Facilities included lumber transportation railway, freight transportation ropeway, staff dormitories, clinic, welfare center,  fire department, school & etc.  At its peak, there were 400 to 500 households, with a population of over 2,000 residents.

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Lin Tian 8

Lumber transportation Railway.

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Lin Tian 7

Lintian Moutain’s lumber industry closed in 1991.

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Lin Tian 6

Big piece of land and well maintain.

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過去有「小上海」之稱的林田山林場,曾經是台灣第四大的林場。早在西元1918年,人们已在林田山地區進行伐木。到1938年之後,更在這兒展開大規模的伐木作業。除了興建運材鐵道、索道及集材等相關設施外,也為林場工作人員設立了中山堂、員工宿舍、醫務室、福利社、雜貨店、消防隊和學校等等,使當年的林田山林場成為一個生活機能完備的伐木社區,全盛期間曾聚集了四、五百戶住家,人口數更高達兩千多人。

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Lin Tian 3

Wood-Crafting Museum.

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林田山的伐木作業一直持續到1991年, 在全面禁伐天然林的政策開始實施下才正式停止。

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Lin Tian 2

Tools and Equipment Display room.

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Lin Tian 5

Nice Wood-Crafting.

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Lin Tian 4

The wood smell is strong in the hall.

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Shi Ti Ping Scenic Area 石梯坪

Ticket: Free Entrance

Open: 24 hours

Shi Ti Ping is a huge area of coastal terraces.  Its landscapes include the developed sea terrain, wave-cut platforms, uplifted coral reefs, sea trenches and cliffs.  The potholes are one of Taiwan’s Number one sites.

Shi ti Ping 1

Nice view

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Shitiping’s coast is rich in coral reefs, tropical fish, intertidal zones and tide pools from potholes. A variety of seaweed, fish, shellfish and other marine life dwell here.  Shitiping is a great place to observe intertidal ecology and an excellent place for diving.

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Shi ti Ping 2

I will still prefer YeLiu.

 

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石梯坪位在花蓮縣豐濱鄉石梯灣的南側尾端,整個區域是一個面積極大的海岸階地,海蝕地形十分發達,海蝕平台、隆起珊瑚礁、海蝕溝、海蝕崖等舉目皆是,尤其是壺穴景觀堪稱台灣第一。

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Shi ti Ping 3

The huge porthole.

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石梯坪海岸蘊藏著豐富的珊瑚礁群和熱帶魚群,潮間帶上與壺穴形成的潮池,生長著各式各樣的海藻、魚蝦、貝類等海洋生物,使石梯坪成為觀察潮間帶豐富生態和潛水、磯釣的絕佳場所。

登上17公尺高的單面山,可以飽覽石梯坪的地質景觀和太平洋的壯闊浩瀚景象。

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Tea Break

Tea Time

Tea Time

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Shi Men 石门班哨角休息区

Ticket: Free Entrance

Open: 24 hours

Shi Men 1

Driving car.

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Shi Men 3

Nice scenery.

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Shi Men 2

Shi Men Rest Area.

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Baci Gazebo 芭崎眺望台

Ticket: Free Entrance

Open: 24 hours

芭崎眺望台位於台11線32公里處,是海岸公路上難得的至高點,登上眺望台往南,可以看見磯崎海灣和龜吼海岬及新社海崖,是層次接連的奇特海岸地景。

Baci 1

This is cool.

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Seafood Dinner

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Dinner 2

Live Seafood.

 

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Dinner 1

Our delicious Seafood Dinner.

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Rainbow Night Market 彩虹观光夜市  

Open: 5pm to 12am daily

Cai Hong 1

Cai Hong Night Market.

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Cai Hong 3

Lantern competition.

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Cai Hong 2

Last Night in Hua Lien.

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Link: Taiwan (Taipei) Free and Easy Trip Day 1

Link: Taiwan (Tao Yuan & Taichung) Free and Easy Trip Day 2

Link: Taiwan (Taichung & Qing Jing) Free and Easy Trip Day 3

Link: Taiwan (Qing Jing & Hua Lien) Free and Easy Trip Day 4

Link: Taipei Free and Easy Trip Day 1

Link: Taipei Free and Easy Trip Day 2

Link: Taipei Free and Easy Trip Day 3

Link: Taipei Free and Easy Trip Day 4

Link: Taipei Free and Easy Trip Day 5

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  1. Anonymous
    October 2, 2016 at 5:49 PM

    marvelous place

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