Back to the beginning March 19th 2011 This morning we caught the 10:47 train from Hualien to Yilan and then the bus to Taipei. We had to go out the rear exit and then walk a little bit down the street to get to the bus terminal, but once there we found two companies: one that went to Taipei City Hall for 120 and another that went to Taipei Bus Staion for 129. We took the cheaper and immediately left.
It took an hour and then we to ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Taipei 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