The Jinzibei Ancient Trail on the Danlan Ancient Trail in New Taipei City is the itinerary for Japanese and Korean distinguished guests to visit today. In the future, it will form a friendship trail with the Oku-Matsushima Trail in Miyagi County, Japan.

(The picture is provided by the New Taipei City Government)

[Reporter Yu Zhaofu/New Taipei Report] The 4th Asian Trail Congress Walking Carnival was held today (4th) at the Houtong Visitor Center in New Taipei City. Representatives from Miyagi Prefecture of Japan, Jeju Olle Foundation of Korea, and Korea Trail Association participated in the exchange; Mayor of New Taipei City Hou Youyi expressed his gratitude to the Thousand Miles Trail Association for arranging Japanese and Korean guests to participate in the Hiking Carnival of the Houtong Jinzibei Ancient Trail in New Taipei City. He hoped that through exchanges, the foundation for the establishment of the friendship trail between the Miyagi Olle Trail and the Jinzibei Ancient Trail in Japan will be laid, and the international trail network will be deepened. in series.

Hou Youyi expressed his thanks to the Thousand Miles Trail Association for inviting a visiting delegation from Miyagi County, Japan to come to Taiwan for exchanges and investigations, to actively promote the conclusion of the Miyagi Olle Trail and the Danlan National Greenway Friendship Trail, and to help promote tourism in New Taipei City. The 4 Miyagi Olle trails are planned after Miyagi County recovered from the disaster of the 311 Northeast Earthquake. With the assistance of the Jeju Olle Foundation in Korea, the hiking trail "Miyagi Olle" (OLLE, originally Korean Jeju dialect) was planned. , refers to the alleyway in front of the house), this visit is the first step in the establishment of the Friendship Trail between the Miyagi Olle Trail and the Jinzibei Ancient Trail.

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This year's Asian Trails Conference will be held in Taiwan from December 1st to December 5th. The Danlan Ancient Trail is one of Taiwan's national greenways, covering four counties and cities in northern Taiwan. With the unblocking of the border, international tourists are coming to Taiwan Tourism, and the ecological environment of Jinzibei Ancient Trail is suitable for mountain tourism, and it also carries Taiwan's century-old history. It is undoubtedly the most suitable friendship trail recommended to international friends.

Houtong also connects Mudan and Sandiaoling settlements to form an important tourist belt for the bicentennial ring road. New Taipei City also continues to integrate low-carbon tourism with ancient roads, railways, and iron horses through these environments, allowing tourists from all over the world to experience the charm of mountains and forests.

The 4th Asian Trails Conference Hiking Carnival was held today (4th) at the Houtong Visitor Center in New Taipei City. New Taipei City Mayor Hou Youyi (left) and Miyagi County Councilor Takahashi Soya (right) exchanged gifts.

(Photo by reporter Yu Zhaofu)

The 4th Asian Trails Conference Hiking Carnival was held today (4th) at the Houtong Visitor Center in New Taipei City. People participating in the trail walking held umbrellas in the slanting wind and drizzle and walked towards the Jinzibei Ancient Road on the Danlan Ancient Road.

(Photo by reporter Yu Zhaofu)

The 4th Asian Trails Conference Hiking Carnival was held today (4th) at the Houtong Visitor Center in New Taipei City. New Taipei City Mayor Hou Youyi took a group photo with representatives from the Miyagi Prefecture delegation from Japan, the Jeju Olle Foundation from Korea, and the Korean Trails Association.

(Photo by reporter Yu Zhaofu)