Friday, 12 January 2018

Taiwan 7D6N trip - DAY 5 ( Jiufen 九份 - Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf 淡水漁人碼頭 - Tamsui Old Street 淡水老街

Day 5 - 21 March 2017 ( Taipei (Da'an, Ruifang, Tamsui, Zhongshan) )

Talmus Hotel Chain - 福祿寶有限公司 - Jiufen 九份 - Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf 淡水漁人碼頭 - Tamsui Old Street 淡水老街 - Hotel Fun, Linsen 趣旅館林森館

Good Morning...


Having breakfast as usual and waiting for our bus to arrive...

Next destination, unmentioned shopping trip again! This time, guess what...asking us to buy feng shui stuff aka Jade Tian Lu & Pi Xiu ( 天禄 / 貔貅 )

福祿寶有限公司
No. 3, Section 3, Xinhai Road, Da’an District, Taiwan 106

Please do not enter the shop if you have no much money or you dont have the intres to buy anything regarding feng shui....they will read your luck based on your date of birth etc etc and then they wil ask you to buy some of their jade stuff that is not cheap...not cheap!!!! A small small tiny tine one ald cost NTD5000...
I will roughly show you what's inside

this is the road outside the shop
And i randomly found some picture on Google...credit to the photo owner




I didnt take any photo because im not interested and they stick the ''NO PHOTO'' sticker everywhere.

And this blog post help alot...Below here are all photo from this lovely lady, Lee Chin ''i dont own the photo''




This aunty...i recognise her...although the shop is different, but this aunty is the same aunty who give us talk that day....I still remember she scolding our group member for asking but till the end when they notice the price is too much and then they didnt buy it.

If im not wrong, this is their facebook place (福祿寶貔貅)

Im done with it...wasting 1 whole hour here listening people talk crap...Done, and to the next place we go...after 50 minute of driving, we had arrive to~~

Jiufen 九份

Because is holiday and Spring season, there's alot of tourist which make our bus driver drop us on top of the mountain and we need to walk back down for couples minute maybe...by the way, the weather is chilly and the view is magnificent





Territory marking again


Tummy is growling and lunch is not provided this day, so we need to food hunt our own....


White Radish Cake


Braised Egg


Clear Soup Noodle


Braised Pork Rice



Mixed Balls (Fish, Vegy, Pork, Meat)

I really dont remember which shop we went into...i just remember that day is super crowded...everywhere is full of human...
 After having our proper meal in that shop, we continue to stroll around and find some street food as well.


People Mountain People Sea

Street Food hunting begin


And this is a must try, our tour guide remind all of us, MUST TRY!!!

Chai Tao Kuih....soft fluffy and warm...so fresh, so good!!!!



And this as well, Taro Balls sweet soup...a bowl of warm sweet soup on a chilly day....fantastic


Taiwan Xiang Chang


Some random stall

And till the back of the street we arrive...im wondering why there's so much of human gathering there...and i notice...the view back there is breathtaking.








and time is up....we now gather at the entrance again and wait for all of our group member to arrive


Candy Crush Shop 😀😀😀



Hoooomannnn everywhere!!!!!!


I wounder, whos taking this picture 😒😒😒




High High~~Im so High~~Up Up~~In The Sky♫♫♫🎼🎼🎼



and more human


Owhkay, everyone is here and up we hike again, back to our bus



Saw the white tiny pagoda on the mountain? Actually on that day, we saw people hiking up leh....Too bad, hiking is not for me





Magnificent view



behind the scene


While waiting for our bus~~~

Next Destination, from east to west...1 hour+ of driving and we had arrive to :

Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf 淡水漁人碼頭

Is dawn, no more natural light...is needed for me to brighten all the photo here, if not, all of it will look unpresentable and yuck just like this one below


Saw the diference? and here we go again...see see, walk walk, look look



Saw the triangular thingy back there? That is the lovers bridge


You may grab some food here if you were hungry


Some kind of music note carving, I dont know 😑😑


Mr tour guide is giving speech out there but i have no interest listening to it, so, snap picture i go


There's a fence full of wooden pieces which you can carve or write your's & your's couple name on it...It is like the lovers lock thingy


Okay, briefing finished and up to the bridge we go





View from above the bridge

This is actually a working jetty tho


Lot's lot's of fisherman's boat and also yacht


Okay, we had arrived to the other end



And this is our Mr Tour Guide taking photo for all of us...He is a very funny and caring guy tho, keep talking jokes and making funny face...He even has his own camera. And by the end of the day, he will make slide shows of the picture & videos he capture and by the end of the trip, he will pass each of the family 1 pen-drive which contain all the pictures and video he have taken...

Okay, back to the topic


Facing the bridge


And the other side of the bridge


And till the other end of the bridge, my little one is enjoying her little moment



Ahahaha, it has been a long time taking photo together



Miffy


Lamb & Duckie car car


Drumming with Dark Miffy & also uncle





It is almost dark, no one here and we are heading back to our buses and going to another night market for dinner hunting ( dinenr is not provided today )



After 10 minutes of drive, we arrive to our location

Tamsui Old Street 淡水老街


1st, we go jalan jalan dulu...see what catches our eye and we will go for it


Then we saw this shop, so many local eating and also take away, so we decided to give it a go


...The Menu....
And we call one of each


While waiting for our food...

She has been a good girl for the whole trip so her ah yi bough her a fluffy rabbit and also a chicken for her as reward

 !OUR FOOD HAS ARRIVED!



啊給 Arcade 油揚げ
Basically this is a dried bean-curd (tofu puff) stuffed with glass noodle, topped with fish paste and splashed with some homade special sauce


筒仔米糕 Rice Cake もち米
Glutinous Rice with mushroom and meat in it



清蒸肉圓 Steam Meat Ball 蒸しミートボール
Meat ball wrap with Crystal Skin (Har Gao Skin) and with a splash of homade sauce


古早乾麵 Dried Noodles 乾麵
Wheat noodle served with steamed vegies and drizzle with special sauce



魚丸湯 Fish Ball Soup 魚の団子スープ
Just a very normal soup but the fish ball is very surprising....See, there's minced meat inside the fish ball


肉羹湯 Pork Soup 肉のとろみスープ
Same soup base as above but this is pork obviously...Springy chiewie pork


花枝丸湯 Squid Ball Soup いか団子のスープ
Same thing but different ball (Squid Ball)

Last but not least from the menu


甜不辣 Oden おでん
what's inside? i totally forgot,...haha what i saw here are radish, bean-curd skin and fish cakes

Out from the shop and street food hunting we go again



Tamsui Jumbo Ice Cream


See how they squeez out the ice-cream into the cone

Im not sure how tall it is, anyway, the ice cream is not creamy. The texture are just like Gelato but lighter.


Next,

Taiwan's Dorayaki / Pancake's with filling



They sells 2 type of fillings. Redbean & Custard


All the cakes are on the pan. Freshly made, Hot and fluffy.


I personally loves the custard one...so tasty 

Done strolling, wait for the other's member and back we go to our hotel for 2 nights which is 
Hotel Fun, Linsen 趣旅館林森館

And here, we end our 5th day Taiwan Trip, Shall meet you guys again by the next blog

For day 1 to 4, please clink the link below





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