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A: Did you hear about a group of Taiwanese and Japanese researchers who recently set off in a canoe from Taitung’s Wushihbi Port? They paddled all the way to Japan’s Yonaguni island.

B: Wow. How long does it take to go from Taiwan to Japan in a canoe?

A: Actually, it’s not that far from Taiwan, but it still took them 46 hours to cover the more than 200km distance.

A: 你知道嗎?前陣子有一組台灣跟日本合作的研究團隊,從台東的烏石鼻港出發,只靠獨木舟,成功划到了日本的與那國島。

B: 天啊,從台灣划獨木舟到日本,要花多久才會到?

A: 其實與那國島離台灣沒有很遠,但他們還是花了四十六個小時,整整划了兩百多公里。

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