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Taiwan 101: Part 6. Outlying Islands

In Aboriginal Culture, Coastal Scenery, Cultural relics, Geological curiosities, History, Kinmen County, Matsu Islands (Lienchiang County), Natural history, Outlying Islands, Penghu County (Penghu archipelago), Taitung County, Temples and local religious beliefs, Traditional festivals by Richard2 Comments

My latest book, Taiwan 101: Essential Sights, Hikes and Experiences on Ilha Formosa, will be published in May (in two volumes), and the photos in the …

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Taiwan’s Outlying Islands: an Introduction

In Aboriginal Culture, Coastal Scenery, Cultural relics, Geological curiosities, History, Hot springs, Kinmen County, Matsu Islands (Lienchiang County), Natural history, New Taipei City, Outlying Islands, Penghu County (Penghu archipelago), Photo Collections, Pingtung County, Taitung County, Temples and local religious beliefs, Traditional festivals, Yilan County by Richard21 Comments

My new book, The Islands of Taiwan is currently in layout and should be out in December; while choosing the (twenty) color photo pages of the book this …

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Lanyu and Green Island: a return visit

In Aboriginal Culture, Coastal Scenery, Cultural relics, Day hikes, Geological curiosities, Hot springs, Natural history, Outlying Islands, Taitung County, Taiwan essentials (must-see places and sights), Traditional festivals by Richard6 Comments

I’ll keep this short.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Lanyu (Orchid Island) and Green Island are  fabulous! Getting to either involves nabbing a notoriously hard-to-get …

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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 …