Tag: Pingxi sky lantern

Tours from Taipei: Sky Lanterns, Waterfalls and Wishes in Shifen

Tours from Taipei: Sky Lanterns, Waterfalls and Wishes in Shifen

Various legends surround the origin of sky lanterns in Taiwan. One says that a well-known general, surrounded by foes in a desperate battle, once used sky lanterns to call for help from allies beyond the enemy’s perimeter.