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A Guide to Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake

A long time ago, men of the Thao Tribe went on a hunt. They spotted a deer, followed it, and chased it. In their...

Taiwanese Folk Tale: The Legend of Sun Moon Lake

The following is a legend from Taiwan’s aboriginal Thao people about how Sun Moon Lake got its name. Once there was a loving and hardworking couple...

A Picturesque Lake With One of the World’s Most Beautiful Bikeways

With bikeways cited by several media outlets as one of the world's most beautiful cycling trails, Sun Moon Lake (日月潭) is one of the...

Monkeys That Like to Eat Bamboo Shoots

There are 23 recognized species of macaques under the genus Macaca, 22 of which live in Asia, including Taiwan. Macaca cyclopsis, also known as the Formosan rock...

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