In Quest Of: On a cycling tour of Taiwan, earthquakes and Mother Nature determine the route

The writer and her companion cycled 170km along the east coast of Taiwan over six days. PHOTO: LAURA NG
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TAIWAN – My butt hurt with levels of soreness I never knew could exist. It is day three of cycling down the east coast of Taiwan, and I am huffing and puffing on a bicycle wondering if the consequences of my self-confidence have finally caught up.

With over 5,000km of bike trails snaking through the island, hugging coastlines and zig-zagging up and down mountains, Taiwan is right to call itself the cycling capital of Asia.

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