Hello, my name is Anna. This blog is about all the beautiful islands around the world.

26 taiwan

As you can see my collection of cards from Taiwan is growing bigger and bigger. This beautiful postcard came from the city of Taichung, but shows the Jioufen area in New Taipei. This is yet another, completely different side of Taiwan. We've seen some modern buildings of the capital, and here we have picturesque scenery of a smaller town on top of a mountain.

Chia-Ying wrote in her card, that "it's a must see spot when visiting northern Taiwan". It was once a center of the gold mining industry, nowadays you can walk the old streets there and visit some tea houses and coffee shops (and take lots of amazing pictures!). The town is very popular among tourists, its beautiful scenery was even used as a set for movies (A City of Sadness and Spirited Away).

If you want to know more, have a look at this blog,
to read about a trip to Jioufen.

Big thanks to Chia-Ying for sending this amazing postcard and for all those lovely decorations on it :)!


Taiwan (Republic of China)
about 161 km from China's coast
over 23,000,000
biggest town
postcard sent
postcard received
distance travelled
sent from
Taichung City

source: Kaiyi.L
source: jungle



My big dream is to receive postcards sent from every island in the world (at least those that have a postbox). If you would like to help me, please contact me at letters.from.islands@gmail.com.

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