Travel : Taiwan
|Alishan [Wikitravel guide]
Giant cedar trees, mysterious temples, cloudless sunrises and vast amounts of eerie, drifting mist.
Trail in red cedar forest
|Chiayi [Wikitravel guide]
Eminently forgettable provincial town.
Shown: The not-so-bright lights of Zhongzheng Rd by night
Hot springs with a twist: geysers here gush gray mud.
The vast capital of the almost-country.
|Alishan Forest Railway
Winding its way 2500m up a mountain, this narrow-gauge railway is a masterpiece of precolonial Japanese engineering.
Shown: Train pulling into Alishan station
|Taiwan High Speed Rail
Barreling its way across Taiwan at 300 km/h, this super-sleek bullet train is a masterpiece of modern Japanese engineering.
Shown: Train pulling into Taoyuan station
Geekery at Wikimania 2007 Taipei and gluttony at the Wikitravel Eat-together 2007 Taipei.
Shown: Sign overload at Shilin Night Market