[Wulai/New Taipei] Wulai Xiao Chi
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Wulai (烏來) is a small town roughly 25km south of central Taipei which is famous for its hot springs as well as nature sights such as waterfalls and hiking trails. Largely influenced by its Atayal history, there are aboriginal specialty food (烏來小吃) found only in this area. A popular street, Wulai Old Street (烏來老街), features many local delights such as millet wine and wild mountain boar meat. Here, you can see hot spring eggs which are essentially eggs cooked in hot spring water at NT$10 each.
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This is wild mountain boar thigh on a stick (山豬肉棒棒腿) from another stall. We waited for around 10 mins for the stick to be cooked. The meat was really tough and hard to chew, we almost couldn’t finish it.
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Wulai Old Street (烏來老街)
Taipei to Wulai: Take the MRT to Xindian MRT station. At the bus stop in front of the station, take bus 849 which terminates at Wulai bus terminal. The bus journey takes around 40 minutes. Wulai Old Street is a short 5 to 10 minutes walk from the Wulai bus terminal and you will cross a short bridge just before reaching. Click here for walking directions on Google Maps.
Wulai to Taipei: From Wulai bus terminal, take bus 849. The bus journey takes about 40 minutes. Alight at the bus stop opposite Xindian MRT station.
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This article is written by contributing writer, B.