Taipei North East Coast & Taroko Gorge September 26th 2010 Day 3 - after a restful morning at the hotel we joined a small group tour to visit the North East coast, an area noted for its numerous capes backed by green mountains.
We visited Pitou Cape where a rock formation was supposed to look like a face with a nose, neither of us could see the resemblance, our guide said to look closer as it wasn’t a western face but an asian face with a flatter nos ... 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
Hi, my partner Ron and I are on our next adventure, touring the Silk Road. Our tour is called "The Five Stans" as we visit Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. We look forward to sharing our experience through travelblog. ... full info