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  • Day51

    Taitung

    October 30, 2019 in Taiwan ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    We took the train south to Taitung, where the tourist office was running a fashion exhibition from a local designer. We spent the afternoon completing the cycling loop around the city. The first part was good, along the coast and then into the local park/forest but soon we hit a long stretch of road, we took a short cut back to the bikeway which now ran along the old train tracks which have been pedestrianised and sculptures placed along it. We spotted a bakery and stopped for our first real and delicious cake in a long time. Cycling back we saw a pack of 20 dog join in with the evening riders, joggers and strollers using the path. After dinner we headed out to see the lanterns where we found a local bar pumping out pop hits… and what turned out to be a drag queen beauty contest. It was fun, even though we clearly missed a lot of the jokes. Must have been the only thing on that night as quite a few westerners around (by quite a few... around 10).Read more