The Hualien Carp Lake is the largest inner lake in the East coast region of Taiwan that occupies an area of about 104 hectares. Most locals know the lake by the name Liyutan, which translates to the Carp Lake. The lake measures about 2 kilometers long from north to south and 1.5 kilometers from east to west and is surrounded by a superb mountain range creating an enchanting reflection on the surface of the lake’s water. The famous and large lake has clear waters that remain full all year round thanks to the water supply from the nearby Mount Liyu.
Liyutan was formed centuries ago as a result of a strong typhoon that hit the east region of the country. The typhoon caused several [Read more…]