Vase Rock, on Taiwan’s Little Liuqiu Island. Photo: Thomas Bird

Little Liuqiu, Taiwan coral island teeming with turtles, temples and fantastical banyan trees

  • The island’s green turtle population and coral reefs are recovering thanks to conservation legislation, and you can get up close with the big beasts on a dive
  • It’s a place with a gory history – half its inhabitants were slaughtered and the rest enslaved by the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century
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Vase Rock, on Taiwan’s Little Liuqiu Island. Photo: Thomas Bird
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