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Formosa Island

January 1st 2016
During my time in China I have also spent some weeks visiting Taiwan. I flew from Kinmen island nearby Xiamen to Taipei. Taiwan is clean, modern, globalized and not as attractive as mainland China. I stayed four days in Taipei, it is a city extending on the river Tamshui where there is the beautiful homonymous coastal city of Tamshui. I love the street market in Tamshui with many little sta ... read more
Asia » Taiwan

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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