18 Dec '13, 6am

Blogged. Sunrise in the mountains of Taiwan

Blogged. Sunrise in the mountains of Taiwan

I can remember the rare few occasions that call for an early rise, they usually involve catching a plane, or getting to a dive spot in fairly distant location. But in Alishan, sunrise watching is a big thing for tourists. And often visitors would travel between mountains in the wee hours just to catch a glimpse of the first light of dawn. On my first trip, I went to two sunrise watching. First being the less visited Yu-Shan that's the next mountain away which requires a booking on a tour van to get to, which meant departing from my hotel at 4am in the morning; the second was taking the 'small train' 小火车 up to the peak of Alishan to catch sunrise (which I did on the last day of my stay. My visit to Yu-Shan was an uneventful one, having the foggy morning didn't help. It was too cold and too early. Turned out we could neither see the sun nor get a refund on the wasted journey...

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