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Taiwan 101: Part 2. Eastern Taiwan

In Aboriginal Culture, Beaches and swimming spots, Coastal Scenery, Cultural relics, Day hikes, Geological curiosities, History, Hot springs, Hualian County, Mountains, Natural history, Photo Collections, River Tracing, Taitung County, Temples and local religious beliefs, Treks and long walks, Waterfalls, Wild Hot Springs by Richard6 Comments

Hualien and Taitung Counties are finally becoming easier of access, with fast (although famously difficult-to-book) Puyuma trains, and big improvements (still ongoing) in the notoriously …

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Yuemeikang Waterfall

In Beaches and swimming spots, Day hikes, Hot springs, River Tracing, Taiwan essentials (must-see places and sights), Waterfalls, Yilan County by Richard6 Comments

Bowled over by the beauty of the scene, we finally begin to understand why the waterfall is so little-known, and why no one seems willing to describe the route. The crowds at Wufengchi Waterfall, not so far away from this spot, is warning enough of the harm that can befall magical places when ‘discovered’ by the masses. Thank goodness that fate hasn’t befallen this marvelous, secret place, and long may it remain one of Taiwan’s hidden wonders!