CNN-GO has just ranked Sun Moon Lake one of the world's top 10 cycle paths. With a liberal flourish of fantasy Taiwan's largest body of fresh water makes headlines for its cycling scenery and amenities.
Located in the heart of Taiwan, the Sun Moon Lake has long been charming curious foreigners and local visitors alike. Its calm, turquoise water has also inspired many ancient Chinese poets and painters.
The route around the largest lake in Taiwan is a three-hour ride, where visitors can enjoy lake scenery, experience Thao aboriginal culture and learn about the local ecology in the Nantou County.
If you arrive in early spring, you can even catch the cherry blossoms near this mirror-like lake.
Its calm, turquoise water has also inspired many ancient Chinese poets and painters.