3 Aug 2013
Jiufen, Taipei, Taiwan
Jiufen, Teipei. The city once housed 9 families, who requested 9 portions each time a shipment arrived, thus the name of the city which means translated 9 portions.
It was a rather isolated place until gold was found in the surrounding area iin 1893 which resulted in a gold rush.
A few films were shot in the old streets of the city which added to the popularity.
I received this card from Tseng Yi-Ju for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.