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What This Guide Is (And What It Isn't)

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Taiwan For Culture Vultures, written by one of Taiwan's most experienced English-language writers, introduces Taiwan's cultural, historical and architectural attractions - its temples, churches, museums, fortresses and other manmade landmarks. It isn't a guide for ecotourists, hikers, cyclists or extreme sports enthusiasts; their needs will be met by separate, specialized guides.

All the attractions described are on the main island of Taiwan.

About the Author

The text was written by Steven Crook, an Englishman who has lived in Taiwan since 1991. He has been writing about Taiwan for various newspapers and magazines since 1996, and has had three books about the island published.

Steven also took the photographs, with the exception of those marked RM, CF or CC (Creative Commons).

Richard Matheson (RM), a Canadian who has been based in Taiwan since the early 1990s, specializes in images of religious sites and events as well as Taiwan's indigenous people.

Craig Ferguson (CF) is an Australian who's called Taiwan home since 2003. He specializes in images of travel, culture and the environment.

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Copyright 2012, 2013 by GuideGecko, all rights reserved. Other than brief extracts for the purpose of review no part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the copyright owner.

The author has done his best to ensure the accuracy and completeness of this guide. However, we can accept no responsibility for any loss, injury, or inconvenience sustained as a result of information or advice in this guide.

The maps in this guide are copyrighted by OpenStreetMap contributors, and licensed under the Creative Commons license CC-BY-SA. Cover image by Rich Matheson.

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