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A Week in Taiwan: Interesting Buildings, Interesting Food (Day 2)

Beitou Park Day Two.  Monday. After about a 30-min train ride from our hotel and one quick transfer, we arrived at our first stop for the day— Beitou , a mountainous district north of Taipei, famous for its hot springs.  We particularly wanted to visit the  Thermal Valley , but to our surprise, a lot of business establishments in Taipei were closed on Mondays.  Lesson learned:  Don't forget to research opening hours next time! Old Xinbeitou train station built in 1916 (renovated) Although we were not able to go to  Thermal Valley  that day, we were still able to walk around, take some photos, and enjoy the peaceful ambiance of  Beitou Park . Don't worry, we made sure to come back to  Beitou  a few days later to see the  Thermal Valley.  I'll tell you more about it in another post :) After our quick trip to Beitou , we went back to the city for lunch, and after that, we just walked around to take pictures of some more interesting

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