Shifen – Railways, Lanterns and Waterfalls

Shifen Old Street is the biggest village along the Pingxi Railway. Prospered by coal mining on Japanese era. Shifen is also known for sky lantern flying which is famous for tourists. How did I get there? Across my hostel in Jiufen is a bus stop that took me to Ruifang Train Station. From the train station, I used my EasyCard again to take me to Shifen Train Station. In less than 2 hours, I reached Shifen. Literally, the Old Street is just on the railway. Streets are flooded with stalls of food, souvenirs of different items and colorful lanterns. Where … Continue reading Shifen – Railways, Lanterns and Waterfalls