King's Resort Spa
No.72 Longshan Tai-An Township, Miaoli, 360, Taiwan
More about Miao-li
me in front of the cake store
Cindy and Stella eating the wall
black dried grapefruit
Travel Tips for Miao-li
Bei-Pu Old Street
Bei-Pu's main inhabitants are Hakka. In the 19th century they came to Bei-Pu (pioneers) and worked on the land.
The old street keeps its origin. Many old-typed restaurants and Hakka food stands (Le-Cha, vegetable bread, Muachi etc) welcome your visit.
Mountains around but beautiful.
During Chinese New Year, all the people were together and have some little shops along the street. Taste something special around. Most of language were spoken "Ha
Ka", that's quite different from Mandarin and Taiwanese. So many nice places to visit but lack of time.
One or two days are not enought to visit.
During winter time, it is good time to take a "Spring Bath".
Ding Dong Bridge
Facing Zhi-Tien-Kong at you left hand, there is a famous small bridge made of stone. When you walk on the bridge, it sounds Ding-Dong. In the past the local heared it and knew the enemies come. It's easy defence way.
House made of clay-> a sad story
The house is not tourism spot, but the holes on it caught our eyes.
As we observed the walls made of clay, a Hakka old woman passed by us. She said that she is the neighbor and then described us a story: a 50-year-old woman spent her childhood there. As child her family was poor and she had often hunger. Sometimes she was so hungry and that shaved the clay from wall, chewing in mouth. She fand the taste like black suger. Her family was worried that she would be sick. Fortunately not, she is married and has 3 daughters.
** In the past time clay is made of natural material**
A beautiful central Taiwan destination. This is where some vestiges of nature have survived and you can see alot of beautiful farm areas and mountains in Taiwan.
Things to do:
visit a Farm and drink some organic tea.
Pick strawberries in the strawberry fields.
Hike in Shuei-Ba National Park.
Visit aboriginal villages and see their performances.
See LiYuTan reservoir.
visit a hotspring at TaiYang hotsprings.
scoot on beautiful mountain roads. (I recommend scooting to driving myself- scooters have the advantage on some the tiny winding roads which get down to one lane quite often- I guess it could be a fun drive in a car too...)
in past trips here we have picked strawberries in the village of Da-Hu and they were darned good strawberries. FRESH! MMM.
and they were HUGE, BIG ASS strawberries too. Worth the cash- about 130NT$ for 1 kg when we went last year at strawberry season.
prices probably vary based on season and how well the farmers kept the birds away. lol.
"MiaoLi is cool."
Popular Hotels in Miao-li
Red Brick Villas
No.32-3 Nanjiang Village, Nanjhuang Township, Miaoli, 360, Taiwan