The Real Taiwan and the Dutch

By Menno Goedhart, Cheryl Robbins,

Book cover of The Real Taiwan and the Dutch: Traveling Notes from the Netherlands Representative

Book description

Menno Goedhart was the Representative of The Netherlands for eight years. He traveled, together with tour guide Cheryl Robbins, to parts of Taiwan that most tourists do not see and met and befriended many indigenous people. This book contains a selection of fascinating places, with explanations on how to get…

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1 author picked The Real Taiwan and the Dutch as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

An enjoyable read and a practical guide for those looking to explore Taiwan’s aboriginal cultures and the vestiges of Dutch rule on Taiwan in the seventeenth century. It’s a beautifully illustrated book containing hundreds of photographs and useful travel information. The focus is on getting off the beaten path, and the book details fascinating places not covered by other guidebooks, which is a testament to the two authors’ expert knowledge.

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