Taiwan: Part 3

Assalamu’alaikum & Marhaba!

If you are just joining the series, Part 1 and Part 2 of our trip through Taiwan are just a click away.  Today, I am sharing days five through seven in Taiwan.  Yushan National Park is right in the center of Taiwan.  We decided not to do a full circle by traveling all the way to the southern tip.  We heard it gets packed during holidays and since we are coming from Thailand, beaches were not a priority.  From Yushan we started our return back towards Taipei.  We stopped at Alishan, Hsinchu, and XinXing Hot Springs along the way.

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Taiwan Part 1

Assalamu’alaikum & Marhaba!

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Earlier this month, we spent part of our winter break in Taiwan.  It was not at all what I imagined it to be!  Taiwan is an island off the coast of mainland China that is two-thirds mountain from north to south and one third rolling plains in the west.  We spent the majority of our time outdoors exploring the national parks.  There is just something about forests and mountains that bring a sense of peace and calmness to your soul, Alhamdulillah (praise be to God).

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