Japan has long been a destination for any traveler dreaming of an excursion in Asia, where teeming mega-cities are offset by ancient temples, and provincial spa towns meet neatly cultivated farm regions and rugged wilderness. A Honshu road trip in Japan is the perfect way to see Japan.
Travel Borneo: The sounds of handmade gongs resonate through the air as we enter Kampung Sumangkap Gong Making Factory in Kudat, Sabah in Borneo Malaysia.
A flash flood in Kota Kinabalu during rainy season in Borneo leaves motorists stranded on the road. Not us, though. My husband decides to drive through it!
Today we traveled along the Southern Cross Island Highway. We traveled over the peak in Yushan National Park before heading to Taitung’s East Rift Valley.
Our motorcycle excursions brought us to this wacky little dwelling at Basian Caves, which is located along Taiwan’s Eastern Coastline on Highway 11. Note: Please see my comment below in reference to the Buddhist swastika on the front gate.
We stopped in Keeling and had a look at the world of fishing in Keeling, also home to Keelung Harbor, which was once Taiwan’s most prominent port.
Our first view of Tianshiang, deep in the heart of Taroko Gorge National Park was nothing short of spectacular.
A carved inscription that I found just outside of Chinma Tunnel at the entrance to the old Hehuan Mountain Trail along the Central Cross Island Highway in Taiwan.
We completed the southern fork of Taiwan’s Central Cross Island Highway, which took us over Hehuan Mountain, down through Wushe and on to Sun Moon Lake.
Changbaishan is a mountain range on the Chinese-Korean border in Northeast China. Heavenly Lake sits in a volcanic crater at the top of a mountain.