Taiwan, Republic of China

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Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to Taipei, Taroko, Sun Moon Lake, Tainan, Kaohsiung, and Lukang, Taiwan.

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The wooden roof of the Mountain Gate at Lungshan Temple in Lukang, Taiwan, employs the traditional Chinese dougong bracketing system. Sun Moon Lake, Traditional Chinese, Taiwan, Gate, Temple, Mountain, Arch, China, Travel

The wooden roof of the Mountain Gate at Lungshan Temple in Lukang, Taiwan, employs the traditional Chinese dougong bracketing system.

One of Taiwan's last cycle rickshaw drivers still plies the streets of Lukang. Sun Moon Lake, China 2017, Old Street, Taipei, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Photography, Blog, Blogging

One of Taiwan's last cycle rickshaw drivers still plies the streets of Lukang.

The Ci'en Pagoda on a hilltop high above Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan, was built in 1971 by former President Chiang Kai-shek in memory of his mother. Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Travel, Former President, Hong Kong, Asia, Travelling, Building, Photography, Beautiful

The Ci'en Pagoda on a hilltop high above Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan, was built in 1971 by former President Chiang Kai-shek in memory of his mother.

Nine Turns Lane is typical of the narrow curving alleys of Lukang, Taiwan, designed to guard against cold winter winds. Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Travel, Hong Kong, Asia, Travelling, Design, Cold, Winter, Beautiful

Nine Turns Lane is typical of the narrow curving alleys of Lukang, Taiwan, designed to guard against cold winter winds.

Lungshan Temple in Lukang is one of the purest examples of century southern Taiwanese temple architecture. Sun Moon Lake, Temple Architecture, Taiwan Travel, Taipei, 18th Century, Blog, Building, Travelling, Southern

Lungshan Temple in Lukang is one of the purest examples of 18th century southern Taiwanese temple architecture.

Around 20 Chinese temples are next to Lotus Pond just north of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Asian Suits, Sun Moon Lake, Lotus Pond, Taiwan Travel, Hong Kong, Beautiful, Temples, Minecraft, Travelling

Around 20 Chinese temples are next to Lotus Pond just north of Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

There are many buses going to Fo Guang Shan from various train stations in Kaohsiung. These are the four options I know: From Kaohsiung Station The main train station. This is not the high spe. Prayer Line, Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Travel, Metro Station, Statue Of Liberty, Travelling, Beautiful, Train Stations, Buses

A seated Big Buddha (2011) is a feature of the Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum near Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

A fearsome image of Guan Yu, a deified Han Dynasty general, stands on the main altar of the God of War Temple in Tainan, Taiwan. Sun Moon Lake, Guan Yu, God Of War, Taipei, Altar, Temple, China, Image, Altars

A fearsome image of Guan Yu, a deified Han Dynasty general, stands on the main altar of the God of War Temple (1690) in Tainan, Taiwan.

These Chinese workers are shucking oysters on Anping Road in Tainan, Taiwan. Sun Moon Lake, Shucking Oysters, Taipei, Chinese, Creatures, Characters, Chinese Language

These Chinese workers are shucking oysters on Anping Road in Tainan, Taiwan.

The Swallow Grotto Trail follows a particularly narrow stretch of the Taroko Gorge in Taroko National Park, Taiwan. The potholes in the marble cliff were created by groundwater leaching out. Sun Moon Lake, Marble Art, Taiwan, Mount Rushmore, Trail, National Parks, Mountains, Swallow, Cliff

The Swallow Grotto Trail follows a particularly narrow stretch of the Taroko Gorge in Taroko National Park, Taiwan. The potholes in the marble cliff were created by groundwater leaching out.

Love River in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, was once described as an "open sewer" but it has now been cleaned up and there are now lovely riverside promenades and even excursion boat cruises. Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Travel, Seattle Skyline, Hong Kong, Boat, City, Travelling, Photography, Cruises

Love River in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, was once described as an "open sewer" but it has now been cleaned up and there are now lovely riverside promenades and even excursion boat cruises.

A striking Burmese Buddha statue is in the Art Gallery at Fo Guang Shan Monastery near Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Sun Moon Lake, Taipei, Hong Kong, Art Gallery, Statue, Burmese, Photography, Buddha, Travelling

A striking Burmese Buddha statue is in the Art Gallery at Fo Guang Shan Monastery near Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

The Great Buddha at Fo Guang Shan Monastery near Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is one of the largest Buddha statues in South East Asia. Buddha Statues, Taiwan, Sun Moon Lake, Southeast Asia, China, Porcelain Ceramics, Porcelain

The 36-meter-high Great Buddha (1975) at Fo Guang Shan Monastery near Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is one of the largest Buddha statues in South East Asia.

A guardian demon watches over a gilded statue of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu at the Grand Mazu Temple in Tainan, Taiwan. Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Travel, Taipei, Asia, Statue, Temple, Travelling, Chinese, Watches

A guardian demon watches over a 300-year-old gilded statue of the Chinese sea goddess Mazu at the Grand Mazu Temple in Tainan, Taiwan.

Fort Provintia (Chihkan Tower) in Tainan, Taiwan, was originally erected by the Dutch in Two Chinese temples were built on the fort's foundations in the late century. The nine stone stelae date the Qing Dynasty. Taiwan Travel, India Travel, Travel Couple, Family Travel, Taiwan Night Market, Asia, Travel Capsule, Travel Tours, Travel Light

Fort Provintia (Chihkan Tower) in Tainan, Taiwan, was originally erected by the Dutch in 1653. Two Chinese temples were built on the fort's foundations in the late 19th century. The nine stone stelae date the Qing Dynasty.

Much of century Fort Zeelandia (Anping Fort) at Tainan, Taiwan, has been rebuilt but a few crumbling remains from Dutch times are still seen. Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan Travel, 17th Century, Hong Kong, Travel Tips, Asia, Plants, Photography, Information

Much of 17th century Fort Zeelandia (Anping Fort) at Tainan, Taiwan, has been rebuilt but a few crumbling remains from Dutch times are still seen.

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