Taiwan Trip – 自强夜市 & Cultural Show @ Hualien


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Day 2: July 8th, 2012

After coming back from Taroko Gorge tour, we rested for a while at the ‘minsu’. I was so tired that I actually fell asleep. While I was lost in dream land, my hubby went strolling and captured the following shots.

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After we took turns to freshen up, we left the ‘minsu’ at around 7.15pm. We walked to 石藝大街, which was a short distance away, for a free cultural performance. For one hour (7.30-8.30pm), we were entertained by a local dance troupe showcasing traditional dances of various tribal groups in Taiwan (map taken from wikipedia).

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After the show, we called for a taxi to bring us to Ziqiang night market. The taxi fare from 石藝大街 to Ziqiang night market was only NT$100. Actually the meter reading was above NT$100 but the driver only asked for NT$100. We were pleasantly surprised.

If you need a cab when you are in Hualien, you can call this number:
08-00046046 (花蓮統一計程車/Hualien Tong Yi Taxi)

自强夜市 Zi Qiang Night Market @ Hualien

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After satisfying our appetites, we took another taxi back to the ‘minsu’. Day 2 was simply wonderful – beautiful scenery, mouth-watering delicacies, a good dose of culture, healthy exercise for the body, and lots of joy and laughter. What a great start to our 11-day trip in Taiwan!

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One response to “Taiwan Trip – 自强夜市 & Cultural Show @ Hualien

  1. Pingback: Our Taiwan Trip Summary | into.her.world

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