Category Alishan

Yupasu Cafe Alishan

Alishan 2011 Day 2 (Part 2) – Forest Recreation Area (阿里山森林遊樂區)/ Yupasu Cafe

Read here for Part 1. After the Magnolia garden, we routed to Sisters pond. There were also other attractions: Four sisters, Happiness from golden pig, Forever one heart and three brothers (四姐妹、金豬報喜、永結同心、三兄弟). Sisters pond -the legend story goes this: once there were two aborginals sisters who fall in love with same man but neither one wanted […]

Alishan 2011 Day 2 (Part 1) – Cherry Blossom at Forest Recreation Area 阿里山森林遊樂區

Where is Alishan ? The term “Alishan” often is overused, and abused so much that it’s almost hard to say where Alishan really is. In fact, Alishan means ‘Ali mountain’ and in fact, there is no such mountain by the name. What is well-known in Alishan Township is the Alishan National Scenic Area (32,700 hectares […]

Alishan Tea Garden Minsu

Alishan Tea Garden Minsu B&B – 茶香花園民宿

In Alishan, you can choose to stay inside the Alishan recreational area or nearby villages like Longtou (巃頭).  I had chosen the 茶香花園民宿 Tea Garden which was located within the boundary of Alishan recreational area (less than an hour drive) and 20mins drive to Fencihu.  Firstly, it would not be too cold at night since it was the beginning […]

Lauya Cafe Alishan

Alishan 2011 Day 1 (Part 2) – Scenary Cafe 神禾景觀餐廳 – walk trail 二延平山步道

Since we decided not to head to Alishan recreational park in the afternoon, our driver Mr Yang drove us to a scenary cafe –  Lauya 神禾景觀餐廳.   The cafe has a indoor and outdoor area.  When we reached there, the entire area was quite foggy. Upstairs is actually bedrooms for guests – also a minsu too! […]

Fenchihu

Alishan 2011 Day 1 – Everlasting Bridge & Fencihu (天長地久橋, 奮起湖)

We took the 830am from Taipei HSR to Chiayi station.   Please remember to go into the HSR 10-15mins earlier for the train as it leaves punctually. For the luggages, you could leave in the luggage compartment.  In fact, when i booked the HSR ticket, i told the ticket staff that i wanted seats near to […]