太魯閣 - Around the Island for Chinese New Year (Part 3 of 3) February 28th 2010 The Final Installment!
The cool, rainy weather forced us to change our east coast surfing plans. We decided to go north from Taitung to the city of Hualian and the Taroko Gorge.
The Taroko Gorge is impressive. It's a 19-mile long canyon near the east coast coast of Taiwan. It features a dramatic elevation gain from the coast to around 3000 meters in about 60 horizontal kilometers. ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Taroko Gorge In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
We are Claire and Brian. We are awesome. If you know us, a small piece of your heart is forever content. If you do not, there is a yearning deep inside you that will be one day be abated should you be lucky enough to know us.
Anyways, we have been living abroad and teaching English for about fourteen months now (as of June 09). We started in Thailand. Now we are in Taiwan. Read about it if you'd like. We've been lucky with our jobs and the great people we have met along the way. We've had some opportunities to travel. We usually get a blog or two up about our travels. We'll be in Taiwan for... full info