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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