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Me looking down from the top of Wenwu temple  
   

Me looking down from the top of Wenwu temple

Boating across and biking around (Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan)

September 18th 2009
(Day 532 on the road)From Tainan, my mum and I took a combination of train and bus to Sun Moon Lake, the largest lake in Taiwan. On the way we had to change trains in a small little town, and walking around waiting for our connection we stumbled across a crammed tea shop manned by a lovely elderly couple. They spoke no English whatsoever, but with hands and feet they explained to us what th ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Nantou County » Sun Moon Lake

Chinese/Taiwanese Flag 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
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