Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Yang Ming Shan National Park (阳明山国家公园) - Taiwan (台湾) 2011 (Part 3)

Last year, I made my first visit to Taiwan. I was very busy after I got back and never got a chance to look through them and pick out the photos I'm going to post. I finally took out enough time to finish, so... Here they are! I did not take many photo there as the tropical weather made me very sick. I will be splitting them into a total of 8 parts. I hope you enjoy them!

我去年去台湾旅游了一次。我会把这些照片分成八章文章。

Taiwan is an island country east of China. The country is about 13,974 square miles. The currency used in the country is New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). Most people in Taiwan use Traditional Chinese characters. Chinese is the main spoken language in Taiwan, but a lot people in big cities with many tourists do speak English.

Full Resolution Photos and Prints: If you want to see full resolution photos or buy prints of any of the photos you see, they are up on my portfolio for viewing. To see my best Taiwan photos, use this link. To see all of my Taiwan photos from this trip, use this link.

Parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

All photos from today is from Yang Ming Shan National Park (阳明山国家公园). This is only some of the photos I took in the park. The rest of the photos will be posted in the next blog post.

今天所有的照片是在阳明山国家公园拍的。我今天只有前面二十张照片。我后面几张照片会在下一个文章里登出来。

Yang Ming Shan National Park is one of the 8 national parks in Taiwan. The national park is located between Taipei City and New Taipei City. The park it self is a volcanic basin with hot springs, marshes, ponds, and steam vents. Locals go there often to bathe in the hot springs. They believe the hot spring water is good for your health and helps relieve stress.

After a long bus right from Taipei, this is where we stopped. Last station on the bus service.  

 Scenery

Near one of the visitor centers and gift shop.  

A beetle I spotted on the ground.  

A sign in one of the visitor centers. It shows the different wildlife in the park.  


This is one of the tourist attractions, but I forgot the name. If you know, tell me in the comments below! 

Road on the mountain. I thought it would make a good effect on the picture.  

So apparently I met this parakeet breeder there. She raises parakeets and sells them. Aren't they cute?  

The syringe contains a seed mixture for young birds.  



 The mountains are covered with dense vegetation.


The marsh areas are covered with boardwalks to make it easier on the tourists.  

Steam vents on the side of the mountain. 

That is all today. The hot spring photos will be coming in the next blog post. I hope you have enjoyed it! Also, if you know the name of the place I don't know, please tell me in the comments below! Please share the blog post with your friends! Thanks for viewing!

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