Fataan Wetlands Eco-tourism (馬太鞍溼地休閒農業區)

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MF(Meditation Falcon… on July 16, 2012

Fataan Wetland in Hualien is the fertile, alluvial plain created by Hualien Creek and Fataan Creek, a place with abundant running springs that nurtures the only inland wetland ecology in Taiwan. The name “Fataan” means “the place full of pigeon peas” in Amis . Visitors are led by the tribal youths into the Fataan tribe to experience the Harvest Festival from the building straw hut, wild vegetable picking, nighttime Harvest Festival celebrations, singing and dancing to the last day’s Palakau activity – all proceed in the traditional way, through these to understand the internality of Fataan and learn about its ecological ethics and wisdoms.

Eco-tourism has become a trend in recent years, and the Fataan Wetlands in Hualien has been attracting more than 150 thousand visitors annually. Converted from Amis tribal grounds, cultural elements like the traditional "palakau" fishing traps have been kept on site; and combined with restaurants nearby that serve Amis cuisine, visitors find Fataan educational and fun.

With dragonflies, butterflies, fish and shrimp hanging both above and beneath the wetlands, this is Hualien's Fataan.

Mojzer László on July 16, 2012

Hi MF! Very nice photo. Greetings: Laci LIKE

bucefal on July 16, 2012

Amazing view on a mysterious pond.


Warm wishes, Roman.


And of course i Like it dear friend!!!!!

Good morning, gretings and best wishes from Greece-Piraeus.


Bassam Jayousi on July 17, 2012

Beautiful photo. Like

Greetings, Bassam

Jawed Hasan on July 17, 2012

Beautiful composition
greetings, Jawed

Kostia Semytskyi on July 17, 2012

Nice! Like 6.
Greeting from Ukraine. Kostia

Faintlightofdawn on July 17, 2012

nice place, beautiful reflections, liked, best wishes, Fai

christian caffin_No … on July 17, 2012

So beautiful place and reflections. Thanks for sharing! Cheers, Christian

Kalin Ranchev on July 18, 2012

Very beautiful place, fantastic colors, wonderful picture!!!





Manek Taolin on July 18, 2012

Very beautiful place & photo!

Like, Fav


Manek Taolin

Dr.Azzouqa on July 18, 2012

Beautiful place.

Excellent shot.


Best wishes from Jordan.


Passator Cortese PH on July 20, 2012

Very beautiful place, scenery, composition and photo!

Like 12 + Fav 4!

Best wishes from Italy, Francesco.

GlowSiess on July 21, 2012

enchanting...I can almost see the dragonflies..

Guizel J.c on July 21, 2012

Very beautiful picture



Cumizebica on August 16, 2012

A very beautiful photo and very nice place , Like ¨

Kind regards , Slavisa

wandering gael on September 1, 2012

LIKE No. 16.

Very nice.

When enlarged, one can see the colored fish near the surface!!!.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 16, 2012
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    by MF(Meditation Falcon…
    • Camera: Canon EOS 7D
    • Taken on 2012/07/01 15:03:48
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/80)
    • Focal Length: 16.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: -1.33 EV
    • No flash