5 things to do at Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan

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If you pointed to the middle of a map of Taiwan then your finger would point to the largest lake in Taiwan sitting 748 metres above sea level. The emerald green water is engulfed with mountains circling the east  side of the lake which resembles the sun while the west side resembles a crescent shaped moon. Continue reading “5 things to do at Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan”

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In the footsteps of Chiang Kai Shek, Taiwan

Chiang Kai Shek Memorial

Chiang Kai Shek Memorial

I could see why the Portuguese in 1554 named Taiwan the ilha formossa ‘beautiful island’ when they  first spotted what is today known as Taiwan. Green mountainous terrain flourished as we drove towards Taipei the capital city surrounding the highrise buildings in a blanket of forests.
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