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Re: Penghu

Postby lostinasia » 06 Jun 2011, 08:30

tommy525 wrote:how about a bike? wipeouts arent so bad then as speeds are lower (usually) and you are doing your body a favor with the work out?

Penghu's flat and seems like it'd be good for cycling, but those winds are strong. I'd only recommend cycling there for people who bike regularly.
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Re: Penghu

Postby dahsiung » 11 Jun 2011, 23:12

Here's the website for my favorite place to stay in Penghu. It's called the Er-Kan Village and it's a lot quieter than Magong, and in my opinion a lot prettier. They fixed up a bunch of old houses and then converted the whole place into a b&b. The proprietors are extremely friendly and generous. My family has stayed there twice (and we're going back at the end of June) and I have recommended the place to numerous friends. Everyone has always reported back with rave reviews.
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Re: Penghu

Postby jayjay » 17 Jun 2011, 08:56

lostinasia wrote:
tommy525 wrote:how about a bike? wipeouts arent so bad then as speeds are lower (usually) and you are doing your body a favor with the work out?

Penghu's flat and seems like it'd be good for cycling, but those winds are strong. I'd only recommend cycling there for people who bike regularly.


Winds werent that bad on Penghu when I was there in April.

(I hadnt cycled for quite a long time but) on my first day I managed to cycle from Guoye to Makong (then around town to visit all the sights), then down to the southern part of the island towards Fenggui caves, and back to Guoye... I do recommend some sort of headcovering though, it was quite sunny and I ended up with quite a dark tan on my face and neck.
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