Taiwan mountain resort are actually quite rare. In the last decade Taiwan has been working very hard to promote the island as a major tourist destination. Yet, it seems most … [Read more...]
Heping is the "mountain district" of Taichung City . It is also the largest and the less populated of the city.
Heping District stretches along the narrow valley of the Dajia River, surrounded by lush, steep mountains, culminating in the Xueshan (Snow Mountain) at 3,886 meters.
Heping covers 1,037 square kilometers. Only about 10,500 people inhabit this sparse area. Almost half of them, about 4,000, are Atayal aboriginal people.
Heping has plenty of attractions, especially for nature lovers.
In the upper section of Dajia River, still in Heping, but not easily reachable from Taichung, you can find even more beautiful places: Lishan, Wuling Farm and Fushoushan Farm.
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The play of light and shade ... the breeze rustling the bamboos ... a bamboo forest is a mysterious and magic place. The bamboo forest in Basianshan always reminds us the famous … [Read more...]
Lai Pei-yuan and his family accumulated a great wealth in the transportation and real estate business, during Taiwan economic boom. But, as he said: I had seen how companies … [Read more...]