Taiwan Vacation – 力阿卡铁牛 Iron Cow (Day 1)

Date:  Dec 7, 2013

What is 力阿卡?

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This is the Iron Cow (direct translation).  力阿卡铁牛.

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We are going to sit on this 力阿卡铁牛, and tour the inner town of 宜兰 (YiLan)

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The 力阿卡铁牛 is introduced and designed to replace the real cow or ox.

Let’s move out.

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They used to be the tool for faming rice or any crops.  

Each cart can take 6 to 8 person.

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We stopped by this small farm stalls and eat some of their farming products.

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Old tree.  300 years old.

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The local tour guide explains.  Please protect our forrest.

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Very nice view.

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Learning the history of the tree.

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Oh.. got water.

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Got water, got kids.

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Kids are having fun playing with the water.

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I don’t know what they are playing, but more kids coming.  One started it, and every one follow.  That is the game.  That is childhood.

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This is how they start the engine.  

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In this town, there are a lot of mosaic art pieces.

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Like this is the name of the bridge.  So, they use a very unique way to present it.

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Quite nice.  Simply says the boat can park here.

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Crossing the bridge.

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Nice bridge.

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Our 力阿卡铁牛 convoy.

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Explaining more trees.

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The roots of the trees came out.

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Nice view.

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Tells you this is some sort of plant.  The mosaic way.

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Some trees, and a mosaic interpretation of the tree.  Nice.

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In fact, every where has that.

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Look at the bridge.

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It is full of all these art pieces.

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The country side.  Nice.

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Fresh air.  Our 力阿卡铁牛convoy passing thru the padi fields.

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Every thing here is safe.  No poison.

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Remember this?

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Skip skip skip.

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It’s time to fill up my stomach.  美女,三条春卷, Please.

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Very nice spring rolls.

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The kids now on to the swing.

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I love the fresh air.  The slightly cold weather.  The wet drizzling.

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That concludes our 力阿卡铁牛 ride.

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