Always Travelicious ! » May 30, 2012

Daily Archives: May 30, 2012

Hualien Taiwan

Chishingtan Hualien, Taiwan, Day 6 (I)

Before going to Taroko Gorge, we detoured to Chishingtan, which is also spelt as Qixingtan (七星潭).  The name Chishingtan literally means “Seven Stars Lake”, but it really is a crescent-shaped bay (星月型海灣).   Chishingtan is also an excellent place to view the big dipper, which is an asterism of the 7 stars, and hence the name “Seven Stars Lake”. 

One unique thing Continue reading

Published by: