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Alishan National Scenic Area

Alishan National Scenic Area in 250 years ago, a chief of the Tzo tribe went hunting in a mountain and had great gains. In memory of the chief, the Tsou tribe named the Alishan. During the Japanese occupation, the Japanese chopped the forests and shipped the wood back to Japan. However, the deforestation had irritated […]

Taroko Gorge

Taroko Gorge was established as a national park while Taiwan was still under Japanese rule in the 1930s, and is arguably the top tourist destination on the island. Getting to Taroko Gorge is not difficult at all. If you are coming from Taipei, you can get a direct two-hour train to Hualien; the best time […]