Crossing the Linbian River at sunset
South Taiwan Ride 2015: Pingtung City to Fangliao
After spending a day riding around Pingtung City I was ready to hit the road again. With no specific destination in mind—only an intention to head in the direction of Hengchun 恆春, far to the south—I checked out of the vintage homestay I lodged at the previous night, stopped at…
Jun 2016
Mazu Temple in Pingtung City
South Taiwan Ride 2015: Pingtung City
One of the pleasures of bicycle touring in Taiwan is the freedom to change plans on impulse. On my second day of a trip down south in June 2015, having previously cycled across Kaohsiung from Tainan, I opted to hang out and see more of Pingtung City 屏東市. A dire…
Jun 2016
A pink sanheyuan in Alian District
South Taiwan Ride 2015: Tainan to Pingtung City
Bicycle touring is one of the best ways to experience Taiwan 台灣. I don’t have an opportunity to go touring as much as I’d like but managed to find some time last year, in June of 2015, to embark upon a multi-day bicycle trip around southern Taiwan 台灣. My intention…
Jun 2016
Down by the Wannian River in Pingtung City
Ten Thousand Years A River
I’m on the move again. A few days ago I packed up all my stuff, shipped my bike down south, and made my way down to Tainan 台南 to embark upon a short bicycle tour of the deep south of Taiwan 台灣. My first stop: Pingtung City 屏東市, administrative seat…
Jun 2015