Sunday, November 1, 2015

Xiyu Western Fort | Taiwan

Xiyu or ‘Fisherman Island’ is one of the Pescadores Islands, an archipelago of 64 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait between China and Taiwan. The island is one of the main islands and has a population of about 8,500.

The cannons are part of the Xiyu Western Fort, located on this island. The fort is one of 10, built to protect Taiwan from the harassment and attacks of pirates and bandits.  


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