Jade Mountain (玉山) is not only Taiwan’s highest peak, but also the highest peak in East Asia. Jade Mountain Main Peak sits at 3,952 meters above sea level.
Snow Mountain (雪山) is Taiwan’s second tallest mountain, and the tallest mountain in the Central Mountain Range. Snow Mountain’s Main Peak sits at 3,886 meters above sea level.
A collection of wildlife found on night hikes in Taiwan, and travels around Borneo Malaysia.
Taipei and New Taipei City offer spectacular city views. The layers and texture of these cities always amaze me.
The Puyuma tribe in Taitung (台東), Taiwan celebrated The Hunting Rite Festival during the new year. This is a time when young Puyuma boys become men. Singing, dancing, hunting, and drinking. The celebration will last for days.
Nenggao Historic Trail (能高越嶺古道) is a cross mountain “highway” with deep historical and cultural significance. Nenggao Historic Trail is the location of the Wushe incident, where Taiwanese aboriginal tribes united by Mona Rudao, fought back and massacred Japanese soldiers. The hike goes West to East from Nantou to Hualien.
Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) is a landmark and tourist attraction erected in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, former President of the Republic of China.
Teapot Mountain (茶壺山) is one of the more scenic hikes in Taiwan. Located north of Taipei, along the northern coast of Taiwan, Teapot Mountain offers views of the surrounding ocean, old mining towns, and even Taipei City.
A collection of waterfalls, rivers, streams in Taiwan.
A collection from various temples in Taiwan.
A collection from my home, California, USA.
A collection from the beautiful Philippines.