I just wanna be on the beach, sunburn!


July 13, 2012

I had been wanting to go to the beach for a while now, because it’s summer here in Taiwan, and because I miss the beach. Richelle, Roxane, and I decided to go to Baishawan 白沙灣, the nearest beach from Taipei, yesterday. Wee! It was so much fun. From MRT Danshui station, you take a bus (from across the street) direct to Baishawan 白沙灣. It’s that easy! The bus is also cheap – it costs 36NT (for students), and 45NT (for adults).

We rented a tent (300NT), looked for a place to change our clothes, and went swimming! There were a lot of waves, so that was fun! After almost 2 hours in the sea, we ate lunch at the Beach Cafe. Yummy (but a bit overpriced) food! We went back to the sea after eating. Haha! Stayed for almost 2 hours again, and then the beach was closing (boohoo!) so everyone had to leave. We paid 20NT to take a shower/change our clothes, and then we went back to the bus station to wait for the bus. Happy day!

It’s also good that Baishawan 白沙灣 isn’t as popular/famous as Fulong 福隆 beach, because this means that the place isn’t overcrowded. The tents are open spaces, and everyone just usually leaves their things there, so I hope that no evil person ever comes and decides to steal people’s things because that would suck. We need more good people in the world. haha!


About Therese

28 years old | Chinese-Filipina | University of the Philippines Diliman - BA European Languages (Spanish major, Speech Communication minor) 2011 | National Chengchi University - MA International Development | Working in the freight forwarding/logistics industry Learning to believe in myself more and not being afraid to seize opportunities ♥

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