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After a failed attempt that resulted in me being violently pulled down by a snare, motorcycle on top of me for about 40 minutes, I felt it was time to head back to HuYaYuShan 戶亞宇山 for one more try.
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I usually don’t post about hikes that were unsuccessful. But I thought this odd little peak was worth a mention; especially since I doubt I will try it again any time soon.

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Dayuan mountain 大原山 is a small peak located just east of Liugui 六龜. It’s fairly easy to get to and ideal for a half day hike or a full day ride and hike.

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If you’re thinking about importing a satellite phone into Taiwan, I have good news. Yes, it’s possible! I recently imported a Thuraya XT-Lite and I’ll explain how I did it.

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Have you ever decided to do something and thought “Yeah, it should be ok.” And at some point while doing it you realize you made a bad decision?

Well, today was that day…

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I contemplated not posting about this tiny peak. But figured it IS a peak, and has a nice view. So here goes…

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Day 06

This was my last day before bike trouble…

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Day 05

I woke up on the Dawu riverbed and made my way over the mountains to the next river.

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Day 04

I’m sitting here at the side of a vast riverbed. Nothing but rocks – humongous boulders to sand-like pebbles. I’m somewhere behind the town of Dawu (大武). Here’s a current shot:

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Round Island Dirt Trip – Take 2 – Day 03

I wasn’t feeling 100% but didn’t want to waste another day. I decided to drive straight through Kenting, around the southern tip and make my way up the east coast. I lost plenty of mountain riding but I needed to make up some time.

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