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
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.