Taipei Zoo

On our last day we visited Taipei Zoo, smaller than Toronto’s Metro Zoo but the largest zoo in Asia. Too bad the Maokong Gondola is closed but the zoo is still worth a visit. We finished the day with dinner at the famous Din Tai Fung, more expensive and with long lineups, but wanted to see if they live up to their reputation. It’s pretty good, but I still prefer Cantonese over northern food.

There are many beautiful places to visit in Taiwan, such as Taroko Gorge National Park in the east, Kenting National Park in the south etc., but that would have to await another time.

Taipei Zoo

Taipei Zoo

Resting on a tortoise

Resting on a tortoise

Mimicking a penguin

Mimicking a penguin

Fake cage

Fake cage

That's as close as we can get to a wood duck before it flew away

That’s as close as we can get to a wood duck before it flew away

Hippo

Hippo

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Noah's Ark

Noah’s Ark

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Xiaolongbao at famed Din Tai Fung

Spicy beef noodle

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