The mock up of old Taiwan aboriginal villages are extremely detailed and fantastic, they villages take you through about nine different village types for the various aboriginal villages with life displays, replicate buildings of each different style and some live displays. The similarities to the Maori culture in New Zealand were obvious, this brought home what a vast catchment the Austronesian migrations covered.
There are a lot of Buddhist monasteries around the lake and I am afraid we are a bit templed out. We tend not to visit them. Across the lake from our hotel was a landing and a small temple just above it. Much higher up is a very tall round tower which is the icon temple in the district. …Continue reading →
The sun rise from our hotel across the constantly misty layers of mountains is nothing short of breath taking. After breakfast it’s back pack on and start walking around the trail by the lake, the simplest way is to head right because it ‘s there. Very quickly we are out of the noise and chaos of the Shueishe village and jetty …Continue reading →
A desire to travel to places least trodden by tourists led us to Sun Moon Lake in Taipei, if you live in China it is probably a place you would go, but if you are western then you might never think to go here. Travel Places Least well known.