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2020

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one of many breaks on the long climb up and out
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breaking camp
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breaking camp
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looking up Dalun Stream 大崙溪
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breaking camp
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Dalun Stream 大崙溪
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Dalun Stream 大崙溪
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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river side outcrop
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from inside the hot spring cavern
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Pool before gate to Kaiweng Canyon
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Pool before gate to Kaiweng Canyon
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Pool before gate to Kaiweng Canyon
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Pool before gate to Kaiweng Canyon
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Gate to Kaiweng
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Gate to Kaiweng
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Philip and Leigh fooling with the drone
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looking downstream from Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon from camp
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Dalun Stream 大崙溪 from camp
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campfire
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Looking down Dalun Stream 大崙溪 from camp
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hot water soak back at camp
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hot water pool dug out at camp
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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colorful Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon second waterfall
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a deep pool
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon outcrop
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon outcrop
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon outcrop
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Wolfgang
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our camp in the distance at the confluence with Dalun stream
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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first waterfall at the head of Lulu stream 轆轆溪 canyon
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Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷 exploration
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canyon wall
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small hoodoos
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back to camp
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outcrop in the river
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hot water from inside the earth
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outcrop at the river's edge
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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looking back
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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a boiling river
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Paolo
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return trip
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waterfall
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much easier downstream
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a tiny frog
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hot water coming through the rock
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colored hot spring outcrop brsting from the canyon walls
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colored canyon walls
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colored canyon walls
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colored canyon walls
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Third waterfall
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Third waterfall
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Third waterfall
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hot spring waterfall cave
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colorful outcrops
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Angela in the black mud hot spring pool
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Paolo in the black mud hot spring pool
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View downstream from third waterfall
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Third waterfall from above
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Angela in the hot spring waterfall cave
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in the hot waterfall cave
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hot steam above
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hot spring waterfall cave
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colorful walls of the canyon
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the group behind us catches up
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hot spring outcrops everywhere
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hot soring coloration
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colored canyon walls
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colored hot spring
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looking upstream
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Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷
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walls of Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷
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walls of Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷
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Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷
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hot spring crevasse
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helping another team across
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helping another team across
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streaks of color
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hot spring crevasse
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Looking for a way through
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where Leigh took a spin wash
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a challenge ahead
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hot spring outcrop
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steamy outcrop
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colorful outcrop
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Paolo and Leigh
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Angela and Paolo in the milky hot pool
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layered sediment
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at the milky hot pool
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hot spring outcrops all around us
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milky hot pool
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Paolo in the boulder field
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Challenges and steam upstream
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looking ahead
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boulder from landslide field downstream
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Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷
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above the first waterfall
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above the first waterfall
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Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷
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second stage to boulder field
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into the boulder field
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first waterfall
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first waterfal
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coming up the first falls
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climbing the first falls
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watercolors
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the first falls
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second part of the gate
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pulling the group through the gate
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climbing over side of gate
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view of first waterfall
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pool approaching the gate
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Approaching gate to Kaiweng Canyon 凱翁大峽谷
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pool approaching the gate
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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hot water outcrops everywhere
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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colorful hot pools
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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pool at the river's edge
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Hot spring cave
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pool at the river's edge
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layered depostis
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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the patterns of water
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hot water outcrops everywhere
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approaching Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉 in the distance
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Camp on Dalun stream 大崙溪
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Descent to Dalun stream
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view back down the south cross island highway valley
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aster
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stinging nettles 咬人貓 (yǎo rén māo), 蕁麻, 刺草 Urtica thunbergiana
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Coming down from the warm-up false start
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Coming down from the warm-up false start

2018

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Guanshan 關山 train station
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rice and tomatoes
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Xiama 下馬
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road to Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉 trail
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Wulu River 霧鹿溪 and 大崙溪 Dalun stream confluence
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大崙溪 Dalun stream confluence
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Fish protected in the Wulu River 霧鹿溪
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Guanshan 關山
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Sunrise on the way to Guanshan 關山
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Zhiben River 知本溪
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Zhiben River 知本溪
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Zhiben River 知本溪
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Day 1 of Huadong 花東 184 km
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First day finish line in Zhiben 知本

2017

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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 confluence
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looking downstream
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Dalun stream 大崙溪 upstream and Lulu stream 轆轆溪 confluence
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down to Dalun stream 大崙溪
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looking downstream on Dalun stream 大崙溪
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Lulu stream 轆轆溪 confluence
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down to Dalun stream 大崙溪
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Guan-Shan Trail 關山越嶺古道
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lunch break
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crossing into the 大崙溪 Dalun stream watershed
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Toward Lulu hot springs 轆轆溫泉
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on the trail
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on the trail
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fish protected in the Xinwulu river 新武呂溪 watershed
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Leigh and pack on scooter
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view toward the central mountains
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leaving the highway, permits required
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back down toward Xiama 下馬
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Bishan Hot Springs 碧山溫泉 below
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"Six Pits Hot Spring" 六口溫泉
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"Six Pits Hot Spring" 六口溫泉
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Bishan 碧山
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彩霞溫泉 (cǎixiá wēnquán) "pink clouds hot springs" washed away
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Beinan river 卑南溪
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on the road
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Leigh with pack on scooter
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South cross-island highway 南橫公路, HW 20

2016

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Forestry office at original trail head
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Paiwan slate piling trail foundation
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Peter descends
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back into sunshine
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grape ?
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Aboriginal Volunteer Army Memorial
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Aboriginal Volunteer Army Memorial
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Japanese inscription
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Peter at Japanese Shinto shrine ruins
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back to the Japanese Shinto shrine ruins
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forest at the top
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trail through dwarf bamboo
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environment along the top
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Beidawu Mountain 北大武山
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Beidawu Mountain 北大武山
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turning around to descend
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Beidawu Mountain 北大武山
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the Pacific ocean to the east
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Beidawu Mountain 北大武山
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at the top of Beidawu Mountain 北大武山
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Beidawu Mountain 北大武山
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Japanese Shinto shrine
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Taiwan Laughing Thrush 金翼白眉 (jīn yì báiméi) Garrulax morrisonianus
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Japanese Shinto Dawu shrine ruins
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Japanese Shinto shrine ruins
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Peter at Japanese Shinto shrine ruins
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at the Japanese Shinto shrine ruins
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forest closer to the top
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the forest
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Bruce and tree
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huge tree near the Kuaigu hut
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weather and mountains to the south
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under and over
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the forest
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Kuaigu hut 檜谷山莊
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at Kuaigu hut 檜谷山莊 turn off
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edge of Pingtung 屏東縣 and Taitung 台東縣 counties
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Peter coming up
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weather coming over from the east
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checking the map
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male Swinhoe's pheasant 藍腹鷳 (lán fù xián) Lophura swinhoii on Dawu mountain 大武山 in southern Taiwan
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Swinhoe's pheasant 藍腹鷳
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looking south
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Bruce on the trail
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Bruce on the trail
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looking south
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looking south
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clouds coming over obscuring sunrise, 6 AM

2014

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2013

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Neighbors guizhu bamboo forest below Nic & Melanie's property
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Philip on the road at the bottom of the property
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Another view of the settlement landscape
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Close up of remnant structure
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Landscape remnants of human habitat and cultivation
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Where people used to live before the plum trees were planted, the quiet space.
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Old part of the orchard with older trees and remnants of terracing and traditional building structures
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Impromptu lunch
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Platform and gathering area.
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Septic tank waiting for installation
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Peering into a septic tank and thinking how to connect it to other needs.
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Clear view of the larger landscape
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Plum blossom and their micro-ecology (spider web, etc.)
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Last of the plum blossoms
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Plum blossom in an ocean of sky blue
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Clear area not far from water tank
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Nic and Tammy on the look out platform.
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Collected stream water making a new path?
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Data on the county-provided ferrocement water tank
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Main stakeholders: Nic, Melanie (Puyuma) and Mr. Chang (Bunun), a neighboring farmer
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Mr. Chang, Bunon neighbor farmer, Melanie, and Nic.
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Water tank and it's orientation on site
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New community water tank courtesy of the county government
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Leveled site being considered for building
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Offerings are made to the local spirits
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Getting low to see the environment from different a perspective
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Looking to the east, human habitats on the plateaus along the river valley
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Demonstrating contours on the slope
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Visit Nic and Melanie's plum orchard in Luming near Luyeh in Taidong on the SE coast of Taiwan

2012

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121 km Nanheng 南橫 bike ride
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Bruce, Peter, Jack, Liran, Philip
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Roland, Liran, Peter, Jack
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Roland, Peter, Liran, Philip, Jack, Bruce

2011

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Small frog on the beach among the driftwood
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