Weekend on Penghu Island October 13th 2015 Every year on the 10th of October, Taiwan celebrates its' Independence with a 4 day long weekend. We decided, along with 5 other teachers, to visit Penghu Island (pronounced Pung hoo). On Thursday after school, we leisurely made our way to the airport. We arrived in Magong shortly after 6PM after a 45 minute flight.
Penghu County is an archipelago consisting of almost 100 islands and is also kn ... read more
Asia » Taiwan » Penghu County 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