Great Wall of China – Jian Kou

The Jian Kou section of the Great Wall has never been renovated since its construction during the Ming Dynasty 700 years ago. Thus, it is one of the most well-known Great Walls sections that is falling apart but can still be accessed by visitors. It’s what’s known as ye chang cheng or ‘wild Great Wall’. People are not technically supposed to climb any area of … Continue reading Great Wall of China – Jian Kou

ZhuiLu Old Trail Permit Process

ZhuiLu Old Trail, located inside Taroko National Park, is supposedly¬†the ‘most extreme hike in Taiwan’ so naturally, I worked my butt off to get the permits to be able to do this hike. You will need to apply for both the Mountain Permit and Park Permit since this is an ecologically protected area and the park likes to restrict the number of visitors to this … Continue reading ZhuiLu Old Trail Permit Process