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Yehliu 野柳: The Queendom of Taiwan

Yehliu 野柳 has a very distinctive landscape.

Yehliu 野柳 has a very distinctive landscape.

One of the most striking places I’ve visited in Taiwan, or perhaps visited ever, is Yehliu 野柳, a cape in New Taipei City.  The area is a geological marvel filled with unusually shaped rocks formed by erosion and tectonics.  It is most famously known as the location of the Queen’s Head, a rock that has a very feminine visage.  Most people come to visit Yehliu Geopark and take pictures with the charmingly named rocks, but if you come on a clear day you can see some beautiful scenery.  Check out some photos after the jump.

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