Taipei 17-21 Apr 2010 (Part 4 – Jiufen & Wufenpu)

Jiufen’s an old mining town with lots of shops selling local specialties & tea houses.

 

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To get to Jiufen, we took the MRT to Taipei Main Station, then changed to an express train to Ruifang.

 

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Here’s a pic of the train station at Ruifang.

 

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You can get lots of snacks at Jiufen.

 

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As well as shops selling curios!

 

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This looked so yummy while it was steamed…

 

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It turned out to be not so yummy vegetarian I don’t know what you call it.  Thankfully, we only ordered 1 bowl!

 

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Climbing stairs is a must.

 

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A really old movie billboard & a 100-year old wheel.

 

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A teahouse

 

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Lemon w/ kumquat & lime and tea jelly

 

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There’s this really good “zi char” place called Chang Wang near Wufenpu.  Food was CHEAP & good!

 

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Kangkong cost only SGD3.60 (and it was good!)

 

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The beancurd wasn’t too bad either.

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Sweet & sour pork was normal tasting but cheap.  Costs around SGD5.

 

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This “3-Cup chicken” was the best of the best!  *Slurp*

 

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My shopping in Taipei!  😀