On our second visit to Taipei city, Rachel and I went to the Yangmingshan National Park to check out the scenery there. We remembered passing by the area on the MRT during our first visit there and was awed by it’s grandeur outlook.
Here are some photos we took during our short excursion. We challenged each other to try to spot at least ten insects and/or wildlife and get a shot of them before we leave the area, hence there a quite a few such photos.
waiting for the bus to bring us up Yangmingshan
old lady selling vegetables and fruits
chopping up roots
More fruits and vegetables for sale
We have to climb a flight of stairs to reach the Visitors’ Centre
Rachel posing by a signboard
First insect spotted – a fat cricket
A stick-like spider
Rachel in a tunnel
At the Yangmingshan Visitors’ Centre
An old poster exhibit
Rachel looking happy and fresh still
Another fat cricket
Passion fruit! Delicious! But bad for the throat.
Green spider trying to camouflage on a leave
Shiny little beetle
A large, majestic butterfly
From another angle
Another look again
A fly (we were getting desperate on completing the ten insects target)
A hairy, disgusting spider
Stick insect! Can you see it?
Rachel enjoying the view while eating lychees
The highest point which the public bus will bring you
Slimy tree frog
On the road
Small white flowers
Finally, a cheery sunflower as we end our excursion
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