Biking along Sun Moon Lake

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We decided to just have a free afternoon and fully explore the lake the next day. In the meantime, we rented a bike for NTD 200 which should be returned by 5 PM.

Sun Moon Lake is a very bike friendly-area. In fact, there’s an annual biking competition held in the surrounding areas annually. Other than that, the circumference of the lake is lined with bike lanes for the enjoyment of those visiting the lake.

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This path drops by Shuishe Dam which doesn’t allow people to ride their bikes because of the dangers.

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We also dropped by the Xiangshan Visitor Center. It’s another area with a very good view of the Sun Moon Lake.

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The Xiangshan Visitor Center strongly reminds me of Seoul’s DDP because of the curves and the organic architecture.

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A view from the Xiangshan Lookout.

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Biking around the lake is a must-do whenever you’re in the area. Most people do who visit do it.

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All in all, it was a total of 8.6 kilometers round trip. Not bad. Especially on a good weather.

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