Taiwan - Taroko National Park & the East Coast (PDF Chapter)
This is the Taroko National Park & the East Coast chapter from Lonely Planet’s Taiwan guidebook.
Much is made of the old Portuguese name for Taiwan, Ilha Formosa, which translates as ‘the Beautiful Isle’. Well, it’s this part of the country that they gave it to, and this part to which it still applies best.
- don your shorts, goggles and gold amulet and brave the firecrackers and bottle rockets at the feisty local festival, Bombing Master Handan, in Taitung
- follow ancient hunting trails and be awed by marble canyon walls at Taroko Gorge
- enjoy a taste of cafe-hopping and food-crawling in Hualien
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Hualien, Niushan Huting, Shihtiping, Taroko National Park, East Rift Valley, Hualien Sugar Factory, Fuyuan Forest Recreational Area, Matai’an, Liyu Lake, Rueisui, Yuli, Walami Trail, Loshan Scenic Area, Taitung County, Dulan, Luye, Taitung, Guanshan, Chihpen, Wulu and Siangyang Forest Recreation Area.
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