By TraNews Reporter Wu, Guan Lin
NANTOU COUNTY, Taiwan
(TraNews) –In the past few years, Taiwan has shone on the international stage because of cycling. Renowned website CNNGO has published a new article “Cycling Routes that'll Take Your Breath away” and announced 10 of world’s best bike routes for cyclists. Sun Moon Lake is one of them.
In the article, it has mentioned that Sun Moon Lake is in the heart of Taiwan, Nantou County. It has long been charming curious foreigners and local visitors alike. Its calm, turquoise water has also inspired many ancient Chinese poets and painters. The route around the largest lake in Taiwan is a three-hour ride, where visitors can enjoy lake scenery, experience Thao aboriginal culture and learn about the local ecology in the Nantou County. If you arrive in early spring, you can even catch the cherry blossoms near this mirror-like lake.
The bikeway in Sun Moon Lake is rather steep for those who don’t do exercise often. However, the route will provide you a wonderful experience for you to immerse in the wonderful surroundings. Aside from cherry blossom season in March, tourists can also see fireflies from April to September.
Other world’s best bike routes have included: The Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia/ Udaipur City tour, Rajasthan, India/ The Karakoram Highway, China-Pakistan/ Route of the Hiawatha, Idaho-Montana, United States/ Route des Grand Crus, Burgundy, France/ Molesworth Road, Christchurch, New Zealand/ P'tit Train du Nord Linear Park, Quebec, Canada/ Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, Canada-United States/ Cycle Route 10, Amsterdam, Holland.