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Taiwan 101: Part 5. The South

In 'Top One Hundred' mountains, Aboriginal Culture, Chiayi County, Coastal Scenery, Cultural relics, Day hikes, Geological curiosities, History, Kaohsiung City, Mountains, Natural history, Photo Collections, Pingtung County, River Tracing, Tainan City, Temples and local religious beliefs, Traditional festivals, Treks and long walks, Waterfalls by Richard3 Comments

Southern Taiwan has some of the most interesting aboriginal culture on the main island, with atmospheric (and often remote ) villages of Paiwan and Rukai …

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Taiwan 101: Part 3. Aspects of Taiwan

In Chiayi County, Chunghua County, Cultural relics, Day hikes, Geological curiosities, History, Hsinchu County, Kaohsiung City, Keelung City, Miaoli County, Natural history, New Taipei City, Photo Collections, Taichung City, Tainan City, Taipei City, Temples and local religious beliefs, Traditional festivals by Richard0 Comments

  While the natural beauty of Taiwan will always be its greatest allure for me personally, the island also has an extraordinary wealth of cultural, …

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Taiwan’s Top Ten Day Trips

In Ancient trees, Coastal Scenery, Cultural relics, Day hikes, Geological curiosities, History, Hot springs, Hsinchu County, Hualian County, Kaohsiung City, Miaoli County, Mountains, Nantou County, New Taipei City, Outlying Islands, Pingtung County, Taiwan essentials (must-see places and sights), Temples and local religious beliefs, Waterfalls, Yilan County by Richard25 Comments

I’ve just written this piece for a Korean magazine, and while most of the places here have already been put on the Blog, it’s probably worth …