At the very heart of Taiwan is Nantou County, and at the center of this county is the scenic Sun Moon Lake in Yuchi Township. It is the largest and most popular lake in Taiwan. It is called “Sun Moon Lake” because its eastern side resembles the sun, while the western side, a crescent moon. At the middle is a tiny island called Lalu Island, a sacred island of the Thao aboriginal people. The area is referred to as the Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area. The lake is surrounded by hills, mountains, tribal villages and other attractions.
This scenic area is beautiful, to put it simply. The lake’s waters are crystal green, reflecting the picturesque hills and looming [Read more…]