We spent 9 days in total (excluding the departure day of heading back home) from Taipei --> Taitung ----> Green Island ---> JiaoXi------> Taipei.
Just upon our arrival at Taitung, I had fallen in love with this great place instantly i could say. The life there is laid back. Locals are friendly. Food is delicious and cheap! What impressed me the most was the sceneries and the aboriginal art & their culture. They have used simple materials which can be found around us to create amazing art pieces!!! The people there really enjoy doing hands-on work as well such as making doll.
Not everything was wonderful though! i had caught a stomach flu bug the first day we set foot on Green Island. Actually we are still clueless as to what i had eaten that had made me suffer through the whole night, since the very same food went into the tummy of Mr Tan's and mine!!!!
Fortunately after a good rest for a night, I was back to enjoying the life on Green Island! Loved the owners and their staff at the resort we stayed for 3 nights. Their dreams and lifestyles really inspire me to be continually passionate about my life and appreciate the people i love. it was a luxury indeed to have scenic sea view just right in front of our eyes at every waking moment!
Hotsprings were one of the attractions we wanted to visit JiaoXi. Everywhere is the hotels and resorts offering hotspring services. There are free-of-charge springs that you could just put your legs in and enjoy the people-watching at leisure and in the meantime savouring the local snacks and bubble tea. The town is not as big as Taipei but totally loved the coziness and intimacy this place had offered us in terms of scales, people and food. And, at Nan-Ao, we had tried the Cold Spring that was incredibly cool and refreshing!
Taitung, we'll be back again, definitely!!!!