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David here! Right now, I'm in Shanshang District of Tainan City. 嗨 我是大衛 我現在在臺南市山上 區
Now, Shanshang literally means mountaintop, 山上字面上來看是在山頂上
even though it's more hilly than mountainous, 雖然說這裡感覺比較偏丘陵地而不是在山上啦
but that's beside the point. 但那有點偏題了
Shanshang has a lot of historical heritages, 山上有很多歷史遺跡
and of course, food! 當然也有美食!
So, let's go and explore! 我們快去探險吧!
Right now, 我們現在
we are in the Tainan Shan-Shang Garden and Old Waterworks Museum. 在臺南山上花園水道博物館裡面
Right now, we are inside the filtration room, 現在我們在過濾室裡面
and it looks really, really amazing. 看起來真的非常厲害
This place is in fact, the earliest source for tap water in Tainan. 這裡其實是臺南最早的自來水水源
Even though this place has been superseded by modern water supply systems, 雖然這裡已經被現代供水系統超越了
It's now a national monument, 它現在是國定的歷史建築
so, let's go and check it out! 我們去看看吧!
The history of tap water in Tainan began in 1897, 臺南自來水的歷史可追朔至1897年
when public sanitation advisor and engineer W.K. Burton and Hamano Yashiro 當年公共衛生顧問暨工程師巴爾頓與濱野彌四郎
began their hydrological survey in this area 在臺灣總督府的指派下
under the authority of the Taiwan Governor General's Office. 展開了當地的水文探勘
The construction of this waterworks facility began in 1912, 自來水廠的興建始於1912年
and took about 10 years to complete. 並花了約10年才完工
Upon completion, it was able to serve about 100000 people in Tainan. 完工後 它可滿足約10萬人的需求
After years of restoration, 經過多年的修復
the Tainan Shan-Shang Garden and Old Waterworks Museum 臺南山上花園水道博物館
officially opened its doors in October 2019. 正式在2019年的10月開幕
Inside this incredibly large campus are lots of cool-looking installation art, 在這片很大的園區內有很多酷酷的裝置藝術
heritage buildings and historical artifacts. 歷史建築與遺跡
Man! You know, it's almost like a pilgrimage just to see the water purification pool. 天啊 要看到淨水池就像是朝聖一樣
In fact, I think this super long staircase has more than 200 steps. 這超長的樓梯應該有超過200階吧
It's quite the workout, but I think it's worth it. 這真的很艱辛 但我想是值得的
Let's go and check it out! 我們去看看吧!
This place looks like its straight out of a movie, 這裡就像是電影裡的場景
like Indian Jones or something like that. 有點像印第安納瓊斯那類的電影
But in fact, it's a water purification pool. 但這裡其實是座淨水池
Earlier on, we were at the old waterworks museum. 稍早我們在水道博物館
Water from that place would get pumped up to this pool, 水會由那邊被打上來
and then, it would get distributed throughout Tainan City. 然後再被送往臺南市各地
While this place no longer serves its original purpose, 雖然這裡已喪失了原有的功能
it has become a prime habitat for the Taiwan leaf-nosed bats. 它卻成為台灣葉鼻蝠的重要棲地
The bats would actually fly in and out of the openings up top. 蝙蝠會透過上頭的開口進出
But to get in, you would actually need to apply first. 但要入內則需要申請
The inside of the purification pool sure is dark! 淨水池內部好黑喔!
It's so mysterious, in fact, it almost feels like an Aztec temple. 好神祕 感覺像是座阿茲提克聖殿
Can you hear that? I think I can hear bats in the distance. 你有聽到嗎? 我想我聽到了遠方的蝙蝠
The inside of this purification pool is kept dark, 淨水池內部刻意保持黑漆漆的
so as not to disturb the bats. 這樣才不會干擾到蝙蝠
So make sure not to use flash photography inside. 記得在內部不要用閃光燈拍攝
There are these 59 cast iron tubes, 這裡有59座鑄鐵管
and they are not smokestacks. 它們不是煙囪喔
They are actually used to ventilate this underground purification pool, 它們是用來讓這座地底淨水池保持通風
so, the water doesn't go bad. 這樣水較不易變質
So, it's the perfect place for a weekend stroll 若你喜歡歷史與建築
if you are into history and architecture. 這裡很適合假日來走走
It really is a privilege to be able to visit 能來到山上花園水道博物館
the Tainan Shan-Shang Garden and Old Waterworks Museum. 真的非常榮幸
You know, it's rare to find a museum dedicated to the water supply system, 要找到專門呈現供水系統的博物館並不容易
especially on such a large scale. 尤其是規模這麼大的
So, if you are into history, and of course, 若你對歷史
public infrastructures, this is the place to check out. 與公共建設有興趣 這裡一定要來瞧瞧
Directly across from the Shan-Shang Public Market 在山上公有零售市場正對面
is this popsicle shop, 有家冰枝店
and it is a bit of a local legend. 它算是在地傳奇了
In fact, it has been in operation for more than 68 years, 它已經連續營運超過68年了
and it's still going strong. 目前也依舊活躍
There are a few specialties here that you have to try. 這裡有一些招牌冰品 你一定要試試
One of which, is this pineapple-flavored shaved ice, 其中一個是鳳梨清冰
made with fresh pineapples, of course. 用的當然是新鮮鳳梨
Walking into the ice shop, 走入店中
the one thing that grabs your attention 最吸引目光的
is this 68 -year-old icemaker. 是一台看起來68年歷史的製冰機
It uses ammonia as a refrigerant within its tubing. 管線中用的是一種氨冷卻劑
I can say for sure, 我可以很確定地說
that there's only a handful of these machines left in Taiwan. 這種機器在臺灣應該所剩無幾
Man, this is great! 這太棒了!
It's very hard to describe, 其實蠻難解釋的
but the best way 但最貼切的應該是
I could put it is that this tastes exceedingly retro, 這吃起來超復古
but in a good way. 這當然是好事
I don't even remember the last time I had ice, 我已經不記得上次吃到冰
shaved ice that tastes like this. 吃到這種冰的時候了
The pineapple flavor is very strong, but it's not too overwhelming. 鳳梨味很重 但不會太過強勁
You can't see the pineapples in there. 裡面看不到鳳梨
I guess it's been infused into the ice, 我想它應該已經跟冰合而為一了
and the texture is very, very smooth and delicate. 口感非常順 非常細緻
So, in a way, it's kind of like traveling back in time, 當你吃這個冰的時候
when you eat this shaved ice. 其實有一點像搭時光機
Love it. 超愛
First, I don't use artificial flavoring. 第一點 我的東西沒香料
It's all pure. 都是純的
This insistence brings out the retro taste. 堅持這樣做才有古早味
If you were to change it, 如果今天你改變了它
it'd be different. 這要就不像了
Yes, it'd be different. 就不像了嘛
So, you don't feel like adding a bunch of random ingredients. 妳不想加些有的沒有的
No, I don't 沒有 我不加那些
Keeping it simple. 最簡單的
It's the simplicity, 所以簡單的
and the purity. 最純的
You have to answer your customers 你要能回答客人
The customers would say: 客人說
Aunty Yen, 阿燕姨啊
your ice is delicious. 妳的冰很好吃
So, this makes you happy. 這樣妳就開心
Yes. 對啊
This makes me happy. 這樣我就開心
You said this shop has been running for 68 years? 妳說這家店開68年了
In the same location? 都在這個地方嗎?
Did it move? 還是搬遷過?
No, no, no. 沒沒沒
It's always been here. 都在這個地方
For 68 years… 68年都……
68 years in the same location. 68年都在這裡 都沒變
This is incredible. 喔 好厲害喔
This is their house specialty. 這是他們的招牌
It's got three different colors, 總共有三色
so, naturally it's got three different ingredients. 也理所當然地有三種成分
That's sweet and condensed milk. 這是煉乳
The brown stuff? That's chocolate. 棕色的?這是巧克力
But it's this orange stuff that sets it apart. 但這橘色的東西才是最特別的
It's not orange-flavored. 不是柳橙口味
It's not pumpkin-flavored. 不是南瓜口味
It's not even cantaloupe-flavored. 也不是哈密瓜口味
This is in fact, salted duck eggs-flavored. 這其實是鹹鴨蛋口味
Now, that may sound a bit strange, 這聽起來或許很怪
but it actually works quite well together. 但全部都搭配得非常好
This is delicious. 這太好吃了
This ice shop in Shanshang 在山上區的這間冰店
is a memory shared by its people. 是在地人的共同回憶
To insist on doing the same thing for 68 years 能夠這樣堅持同一件事情68年
is no easy feat. 真的非常不簡單
It's rare to see an old and traditional establishment staying true to its heritage. 有年代又堅持傳統技術的店已經不多了
I'm touched to see how Aunty Yen is still using her passion 很感動阿姨用她的熱情
to create even more fond memories for us all. 為大家創造珍貴的回憶
Within Taiwanese culture, 在臺灣文化中,
traditional religions are almost omnipresent, 傳統信仰是不可或缺的存在
and many festivities or celebrations have strong religious ties. 許多節慶都與信仰息息相關
The deities people worship here all hold unique positions, 而臺灣拜的神明也都有各自的職位
giving blessings to things like education, wellbeing and love life. 可能能保佑你讀書、平安、愛情等等...
Because of this, temples can be found almost everywhere. 因此你在每個地方,幾乎都能看見廟宇
Like most places in Tainan, 跟台南多數地方一樣
Shanshang has its fair share of temples and shrines. 山上有許多廟宇
This one, in particular, is Kailing Temple. 這一座是開靈宮
It was first built in the 1760s. 首建於1760年代
What sets it apart from the other temples in the area? 它跟區域內其他廟宇有什麼不一樣的地方呢?
Rumor has it that this temple actually worships a tree. 聽說這裡祭拜著一棵樹
It's a golden shower tree, in fact. 是棵阿勃勒樹
So, let's go and check it out. 我們去看看吧
After the general passed away, 將軍過世了以後
he manifested himself to the villagers, 他向村上的民眾顯靈
requesting that they worship a tree in the village. 要他們祭拜村上的一棵樹
So, in a way, this tree is the embodiment of the general, 所以這棵樹可以說是這位將軍的化身
and people still worship it to this day. 人們到今天還持續祭拜它
So, this is the tree behind the temple, 這就是廟後方的那棵樹
and it can be seen as the embodiment of the general himself. 它可以說是將軍的化身
It's quite the amazing sight to behold, 看起來真的很壯觀
and in the summer months, 在夏季時
it would actually bloom this fantastic yellow and golden flower. 它會開金黃色的花
And just to think that, 單只要想到
it's been 300 years, 已經過了300年
and this tree still stands in the village, 這棵樹依然豎立在村內
guarding over its people. 依然守護著村民
One thing that I like about Taiwanese temples is its architecture. 臺灣廟宇有一項東西我很喜歡 那就是建築
In fact, here we can see koji pottery work along its outer fringes. 廟宇邊緣我們能看到交趾陶
And up top, we've got this very intricate ceramic and glass collage. 上面我們也能看到非常精美的玻璃與陶瓷剪粘
The original temple was built in 1764. 最早的廟建於1764年
Since then, it's been through several renovation projects. 從那時起 它也經歷過了幾次翻修
That's why it still looks so new. 這就是為什麼它看起來那麼新
There was a community announcement made earlier 稍早有社區廣播
through the speakerphones, somewhere. 透過不知藏在哪裡的喇叭
It's like hiding somewhere, 真的不知藏在哪兒
about a bread truck approaching. 說有麵包車要來了
And apparently, this same bread truck has been selling bread here 聽說這台麵包車來這裡賣麵包
for more than 25 years. 已經有25年歷史
So, in a way, this plaza in front of the temple 所以這片廟前廣場
can be seen as a community gathering place, 可以說是社區的集會中心
of all sorts of activities. 有各式各樣的活動
I just bought some bread, 我剛買了一點麵包
and I'm really hungry. 我超餓
So, I'm going to dig in. 我要開動了
Every city and county in Taiwan has its own signature fruit. 每個縣市都有自己出產的代表性水果,
Shanshang is no exception. 山上區當然也有,
In the 2014 Dragon fruit Competition 在2014年的火龍果大賽中
The farmers in Shanshang won first place in the category for red dragon fruits. 紅肉組冠軍就是由山上區的農民獲得
Therefore, it's easy to see 想必火龍果在山上區
just how important the dragon fruit is to Shanshang. 一定有著重要的地位
The people of Shanshang take their fruits very seriously, 山上的人非常重視火龍果
and once a year, they would hold a fruit-themed celebration. 一年一度他們會舉辦一場水果主題的節慶
So, you've got your Pineapple Day, 有鳳梨節
you got your Avocado Day. 酪梨節
And a few years ago, they had the Dragon fruit Day, 前幾年他們也有火龍果節
in order to commemorate and celebrate these awesome fruits. 為的是慶祝與讚揚這種水果
The dragon fruit has a Central and South American origin, 火龍果的發源地是中南美洲地區
It had a very strong cultural connection with the Aztec and Mayan culture. 並與阿茲提克與馬雅文化有著緊密的關係
They would even plant it right next to their sacred temples. 他們甚至會把火龍果種在聖廟周邊
The Dutch brought the fruit to Taiwan in 1645, 荷蘭人在1645年把火龍果帶到臺灣來
but it wasn't grown in number until much later on. 但要到很久以後才開始有大量種植
When the fruit was introduced to Vietnam, 當這種水果被引進越南
the people there also viewed it as a very auspicious fruit. 當地的人也認為它是一種很吉祥的水果
It could be seen in many religious ceremonies and festivities. 因此 在很多宗教活動上也可以看到它的蹤跡
Now this is my favorite part of talking about fruits. 又到了講解水果時我最愛的部分
It's the eating part. 那就是吃水果啦
I'm going to dig in. 我要開動了
Man, to say its super sweet would be an understatement. 天啊 說它很甜可能太過保守
It's actually super super sweet. 它是超級超級甜
But it's not too overwhelming, 但它也不會太誇張
and it still has that very fragrant fruit taste. 而且還保有果香味
Sometimes, some fruits, 有時候 有的水果
when they become too sweet, 當它們變得太甜
you end up losing that natural fruity taste. 你會失去水果原有的自然氣味
But this thing still has it. 但這個還保有它
By the way, 對了
as a friendly reminder. 溫馨提醒一下
Do not get this stuff on your shirt, 不要把它弄到你的衣服上了
it's very difficult to wash off. 很難洗掉
Also, do wipe your mouth after eating the dragon fruit, 吃完火龍果也記得要擦嘴巴
because if you don't, you are going to end up looking like a vampire. 否則你會看起來跟吸血鬼一樣
If you are a fruit lover like myself, 若你跟我一樣都是「愛果人士」
and find yourself in Shanshang, 然後哪天你經過山上
make sure to pick up some awesome dragon fruits, 記得要來買些超讚的火龍果
if they are in season, of course! 當然產季要對啦!
and if not, they have other stuff as well, 若不是盛產季 他們也有別的東西
like pineapples, papayas and avocados. 像是鳳梨 木瓜與酪梨
Shanshang is history-filled place. 山上區是一個充滿歷史的地方,
There are heritage sites, 擁有古蹟,
and beautiful natural scenery. 美麗的自然風景,
The view along Zenwen River is also very pretty. 曾文溪沿岸的景色也很漂亮,
Come for a stroll and take in the sunset. 來這邊晃晃看看夕陽,
Bring along your lover, family and friends 帶著你的伴侶、家人、朋友,
as you indulge in a great and leisurely day. 享受這悠閒又美好的一天吧。
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