The county of Nantou in the central region of Taiwan is popular for its picturesque mountains that make expert photographers out of everyone. Located on the northern bank of Wu River is one of these mountains, Jiujiu Peak and on it is the Jiujiu Peak Nature Reserve.
Jiujiu Peak is very unique and recognizable because it is composed of a number of razor-like peaks that came to shape after the 921 Earthquake in 1999 and seismic activities in the area. Legends say there are 99 peaks in all, which is why it is called “jiou-jiou” or “99″. [Read more…]