Use this map of cherry blossom locations to get your last glimpse of the pink flowers before it’s too late
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photographer Josh Ellis has created a Google map that shows
66 locations where cherry blossoms or in Japanese “Sakura” can be found in Taiwan.
On his website goteamjosh, Ellis posted a Google map which includes the geographic location and the name in English and Chinese where Sakura cherry blossoms can be found in various locations around Taiwan. The map includes violet-colored flowers, which symbolize locations where cherry blossoms can be seen and include a brief description of the locale, and yellow hearts, which mark his favorite cherry blossom viewing locations.
There are a number of varieties of cherry blossoms that can be seen in Taiwan at different periods during the spring, including Taiwan cherry (山櫻花), Showa cherry (昭和櫻), Yae-Zakura (double-layer) cherry (八重櫻), Yoshino cherry (吉野櫻), and Fuji cherry (寒櫻). [FULL STORY]