I have been going over some of my old photo files during these Covid pandemic days. I happened to come across these sunset photos that I took during the tour of Penghu Islands or sometimes called Pescadores Achepelago in 2014.
One of my most memorable hikes in Taiwan was in Taipin Shan (Mountain) in northern Taiwan where I visited with some good friends several years ago. It was a hiking trail along the abandoned lumber railroad. We were lucky to see the sun rays shining […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Golden Waterfalls (黃金瀑布) is located in Jinguashi (金瓜石) near the famous old town of Juifen (九份). Although real gold flowing from these falls would be too good to be true, the water is certainly a beautiful gold color as a result of the combination of […]
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. […]
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 […]