If London has the Thames River and Vietnam the Mekong River, Kaohsiung in Taiwan boasts of the scenic and multi-functioning Kaohsiung Love River. If you have been to Kaohsiung, you would know how much regard the city has for this river and its surrounding areas, and for very good reasons. If you have yet to book a flight to Kaohsiung, make sure to schedule a visit to this lovely canal; and if you don’t, you are sure to see it anyway since all roads lead to the Love River. Below are reasons why the Love River is called the “Spine of Kaohsiung”.
The Love River, also called Ai He by locals, represents the city’s success as a leading destination in Asia. It used to be heavily polluted with industrial wastes and sewage, but the city decided to clean it up by diverting waste water to a treatment plant. It was an ambitious [Read more…]