Review in 3 sentences: Start the adventure with a nice scenic drive in Miaoli County. Enjoy an assortment of views both near and far throughout the hike. Culminate atop Mount Manapan with a view that demands lingering. SAFETY-A note and disclaimer about safety: Always take responsibility for your own safety.
Except for the tourists from all over China and even the world, the scene around me looked much the same as it had over the past 800 years. A small arched bridge connected two cobble-stoned streets. The architecture and style of the wooden buildings hadn’t changed much over the centuries.
What factors divide between something being called a creek or known as a river? I have often been perplexed at how some pretty small streams have gained river status while some pretty large ones remain stuck with the creek label. Now, some rivers—Mississippi, Yukon, Yangtze —leave no doubt. These large