Wild Taiwan

A lady of leisure writes about wildlife in Taiwan.

Saturday, January 03, 2015

2014 day 7 合欢山, 地震教育园区

The sky was clear and sunny. We decided we might as well go back to He huan Shan to see the top of the mountain again.


This was the remnant of the school that suffered terribly during a major earthquake in Sept 21, 1999. It is now a museum of sorts. One get to learn about plate tectonics, fault lines and what kind of buildings can be strengthened to reduce damage in an earthquake.