All posts tagged: Taiwan

Foot Bridge at Dahu Park, Taipei

Dahu Park (大湖公園) in suburb Taipei is a popular park next to a Metro Station. I arrived there one early morning to shoot this beautiful pedistrian arch bridge. Many people go there every morning for group exercise, hiking or even fishing. So do many egrets […]

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Heping (Peace) Island, Keelung, Taiwan

Heping (Peace) Island is located near Keelung Harbor in northern Taiwan. It is a small resort park with beautiful rock formations created by the wave erosion through thousands or even millions of years. Here is a picture showing a cruise ship about to enter Keelung […]

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Taiwan Egrets

The mountain town of Pinglin near Taipei is known for growing fine tea. On the river edge there is a small wooded area in the center of town and one can see hundreds of Taiwan egrets and night herons call it home. The bridge across […]

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Calla Lily

Calla Lily is in full bloom up in the mountain near Taipei. It draws many flower lovers and photographers to these beautiful fields . One can even pick your own calla lilies,10 for NT$100 of US$3.30.  

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City Park in Taichung, Taiwan

The center piece of the park is the Japanese style Pavilion in the middle of lake, built in 1908 during the Japanese occupation period of Taiwan. The revisit of the park bring back my memory when visiting the park for the first time as a […]

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan

I am visiting my hometown, Kaohsiung, a southern Port City in Taiwan. Twin Pagoda Towers at Lotus Pond has always the landmark of the city. There are still portion of the city wall built in the 1800’s around Zuooying near Lotus Pond remains. The South […]

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Baroque Architectures in Taipei

You’d never think there are many Baroque architecture style buildings but there are, particularly in the old Dadaucheng District in Taipei. Most of these building were built in the 1920’s, about 100 years ago as Baroque style structures were popular during the Japanese occupation period. […]

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Sunset at Dadaucheng Wharf in Taipei

Dadaocheng Wharf thrived in earlier years as an entrepot for trade along the Tamsui River to downtown Taipei. Tea, cotton and silk textiles were among the main products bought and sold here, attracting trading companies from across the western world. Dadaocheng’s fortunes as a trading […]

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