Welcome to Yuchih Township!

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An increased number of hours at work combined with taking a Mandarin language class weekday mornings has made it difficult to find time to throw pictures online from my weekend adventures around Taiwan.

The beautiful Taiwan Tea Experiment Station sits on Maolan Mountain, Shushe Village, Yuchih Township, Nantou County. Originally set up in 1938, the area specializes in the cultivation of broad-leaf black tea and small-leaf Baojhong tea [source].

The building’s exterior:

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The building’s interior has a warm, rustic-feel:

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The site hosts places to rest against the backdrop of tea plants:

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The area is absolutely stunning and is a great stop for anyone visiting Sun Moon Lake:

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I don’t know what this is or if it is edible:

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Yuchih’s landscape… dominated by Betel Nut trees:

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