Orchid Island: Must see things


#21

Your dragon head rock eating a goat:


#22

Wow, we have seen beautiful Penghu, but this looks as interesting as Pescadores!


#23

I’ve been to Penghu four times since I moved to Taiwan nine years ago, so you know I like it. However, Lanyu is an amazing world unto itself.


#24

My 2 most memorable trips were to Penghu Island around 15 years ago and Green Island about the same time. Definitely need to put Orchid Island on the must-see list.


#25

Here’s a video from a few years back, it’s a bit long and the voice sounds terrible, but you can see most of the places of interest.

I liked the Green Green Grasslands. I hated passing the nuke waste plant several times…


#26

Watching your video brought back wonderful memories for me. I want to return to Lanyu now :grinning:


#27

I have a friend that works on Orchid Island. Seems hard to believe, but according to them “Orchid island is always windy and cloudy” like gray skies.

Anyone spent much time there?


#28

To: @tango42
http://taiwanincycles.blogspot.com/?m=1

He’s been there a few times, as well as his cycling buddy Michael Turton. Maybe contact them.

Search “Orchid Island” on that blog and a whole lotta pics and story show up.