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Travel Bug Trader - TW

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Hidden : 06/29/2005
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2 out of 5

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This is the first Travel Bug Trader in Taiwan.

I found this kind of cache in USA, that's really special, so I'm going to try this in Taiwan too. I hope this one works out here.
This cache is mainly for "Trading Travel Bugs". It started out with 4 travel bugs. If there are more than 3 bugs, you may take one without leaving one. If there are 3 or less, please don't take any bugs, except you leave a bug. You can always leave a bug without taking a bug.

Please don't leave the same Travel Bugs that had log here before as possible as you can. I'll try to list all TB's that had been here.

TB's had been here.      *:The original TB inside

01. Wooden"E=Mc2"Nickel* 02. Porky Pig* 03. Catwoman*
04. Triple J the Plucked Chicken* 05. Butterflies 06. Los Altos Jake Travel Bug
07. Mm La Giraffon 08. Tadpole 09. Hope
10. Lego Tourist 11. Goof Ball Paul 12. Jane T-Rex
13. Larry 14. Dragon 15. JWF 2005
16. Yellow Happy Travel Bug 17. TwoPandas 18. Cookie Wang
19. Taiwan Geocoin 20. One learns more from traveling than reading 21. Martin
22. Effiel 23. White Jeep Travel Bug "Archie" 24. Nancy
25. Henry the Penguin 26. Civic's space 27. Out For Adventure
28. First 29. B.T's Wolf 30. Steigerwaelder Weltenbummler
31. Jailbreak #5 (Al Capone) 32. Flopsy 33. Emperor
34. Solar Flare Denmark 4 35. USA Geocoin 36. Dooley's International Geosquid
37. Dougie Dog 38. Bullwinkle Travel Bug Dog Tag 39. "Maggies ROCK!"geobutton
40. Bali Bliss 41. Berta 42. Bumbershoot
43. Celia 44. Ye Olde Bulldog Clip 45. The Wrong Era
46. globalgirl Passport#0213 47. Resort TB 48. Summer Dreaming
49. "Binzhou, China" Unite for Diabetes 50. Minky the Monkey 51. Kaliwungu, Indonesia
52. Glow Worm 53. Sirius 54. GeoWoodstock VIII Geocoin
55. The Tardis 56. Miss Hippo 57. TIKI
58. Anhanguera 59. Journey 60. .

Datun Natural Park is located on the northwest side od Mt. Datun, and is 800 meters above sea level. The area is characterized by native vegetation, a temperate broad-leaved forest and a conical shaped volcano.

To reach Datun Natural Park, from the Yangchin Highway turn left onto County road 101A (Bailaka Highway) at the Mt. Chihsing bus stop. You'll see the sign to Tatun Natural Park, follow this road, You can find the parking area on the right-hand side at N.25°11.151 E.121°31.317

If you want to use public transportation, Take the Taipei to Chinshan Taiwan Bus Company bus from the Kungpao Building (Government Insurance Building) stop on Chingtao E. Rd., and get off at the Mt. Chihsing stop. Find the sign for country route 101 A Palaka Highway and from there walk to Butterfly Corridor. The walk from the bus stop to Tatun Natural Park will take from 60 to 80 minutes.

Follow the stone trail on the entrance(Parking area side) and you'll see a small stone stairs to the right, than climb it to the top. enjoy the Trader and please re-hide it with some rocks so that it isn't easily visible.

After experiencing the cache, you can hike to the peak of Mt. Caigongkeng(40minutes) test your compass with Fanjingshih(reverse compass stone), or take an enjoyable walk through Butterfly Corridor to Erzihping recreation area, or drive to the top of Mt. Datun to see the expansive views of the Taipei basin.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


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