Welcome to Mic's travel gallery featuring random and fun facts on each city she has visited.
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New Taipei, Taiwan
- Jiufen literally means "nine portions". Originally, the village only housed nine families, hence, the name. Jiufen village inspired the setting for the Japanese film Spirited Away.
- The Nanya Rock Formation (Nanya Peculiar Rocks) can be found along the northeast coast of Taiwan. The yellow tint on the rocks was caused by the operations of the nearby (now closed) copper mines.
- The bridge in the Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf is known as Lover's Bridge as it officially opened on Valentine's Day in 2003. Locals believe that couples who cross the bridge are bound to break up.