Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby urodacus » 27 Apr 2012, 18:40

Anyone stopping voluntarily to look at Water Running Up actually deserves that, you must admit.

That has t be the lamest tourist attraction anywhere, except maybe for the Hsinchu incinerator tour.
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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby zender » 27 Apr 2012, 20:33

I'm with Uro.

I remember going to one of these "gravity defying" places in the Black Hills of South Dakota when I was a kid.

If the Chinese are being charged anything over NT20 to see this lame optical illusion, they are justified in carving their complaints into the surroundings.
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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby GuyInTaiwan » 28 Apr 2012, 06:27

urodacus wrote:Anyone stopping voluntarily to look at Water Running Up actually deserves that, you must admit.

That has t be the lamest tourist attraction anywhere, except maybe for the Hsinchu incinerator tour.


Ooh! I haven't been to that one yet!
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Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby headhonchoII » 28 Apr 2012, 07:22

It's just off the main road so the coaches can put it on their itinerary to tick the box. And it is...very...lame.
I can remember the fourth of July runnin' through the backwood bare.
And I can still hear my old hound dog barkin' chasin' down a hoodoo there
Chasin' down a hoodoo there.
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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby urodacus » 28 Apr 2012, 09:17

urodacus wrote: the Hsinchu incinerator tour.



Umm, I made that bit up. Don't go there!
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Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby headhonchoII » 28 Apr 2012, 09:51

There are alternatives , Hengchun nuclear reactor tour could work.
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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby finley » 28 Apr 2012, 11:59

urodacus wrote:
Ooh! I haven't been to that one yet!
Umm, I made that bit up. Don't go there!

I'm disappointed too. I was expecting to pay NT$20 to watch guys in blue flip-flops and stained vests shovelling trash into a giant ghost-money brazier.

There are alternatives , Hengchun nuclear reactor tour could work.

When I was a kid we did a school trip to a nuclear power station. I forget which one. It was actually pretty interesting (if you're a nerd).
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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby Super Hans » 28 Apr 2012, 12:17

Yeah...an incinerator tour would be immensely cool.
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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby antarcticbeech » 28 Apr 2012, 15:22

Yonghe's Golden Pigeon is very underrated.
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Re: Mainland Chinese Tourists Deface Plants in Taiwan

Postby Super Hans » 28 Apr 2012, 15:33

Shhhh....the last thing we want is reams of Mainlanders spoiling and desecrating this historically remarkable and fantastically beautiful scenic area.
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