Monday, November 15, 2010

Taiwan ROC - Pudu Bridge 普渡橋


Stamp Issue : 2010-10-20 

Pudu Bridge spanning the Liwu River, located in the Tianxiang recreation area of the Taroko National Park, is a cable-stayed steel bridge. Completed in October of 2003, the bridge has a total length of 88 meters, a width of 3 meters, and a height of 15 meters. Surrounded by strikingly beautiful green mountains and spanning a spectacular deep gorge, the beauty of Pudu Bridge is heaven sent.


Sunday, November 14, 2010

Taiwan ROC - Hongye Bridge 紅葉橋


Stamp Issue : 2010-10-20 

Hongye Bridge located in Hongye Village at 400 meters above sea level, spanning the Luye River,. Opened to traffic in March of 2000, the bridge has a total length of 133 meters, a width of 10 meters, and a height of 10 meters. The dark-red steel-arch bridge is beautifully set off against the surrounding mountain greenery and murmuring river.


Saturday, November 13, 2010

Taiwan ROC - Taroko Bridge 太魯閣大橋


Stamp Issue : 2010-10-20 

Taroko Bridge has five light-blue steel-arch spans over the Liwu River. The main spans are located in Xiulin Township, Hualien County. Opened to traffic in February of 2002, the bridge is 1,248 meters in length and 20.8 to 29.6 meters in width. The height of its tallest arch is 25 meters. Imbued with local character, the beautiful bridge has become one of Hualien’s most recognizable landmarks.


Friday, November 12, 2010

Taiwan ROC - Lizejian Bridge 利澤簡橋


Stamp Issue : 1986-07-30  


Stamp Issue : 2010-10-20 

Lizejian Bridge has a single-arch bridge without any piers spanning the Dongshan River. Opened to traffic in June of 1992, the bridge has a total length of 148 meters, a width of 22 meters, and a top-of-the arch height of 26 meters. Like a rainbow arching over green water, the bridge has become a Dongshan River Landmark.