Taiwan : ZhiQiang Night Market, Hualien

08/17/14, 5:41 PM UTC+8 Night markets are a cultural thing in Taiwan and that is no exception in Hualien. Arriving at 540pm after dolphin watching, it was time to spend some time here and then get dinner. A cool contraption where a motor turns a piece of plastic to ward off flies. It was early…

Taiwan : Chasing Dolphins, Hualien

08/17/14, 3:35 PM UTC+8 Catch the video at the end of this post. This tour started at 3pm from hotel pickup and ended at 6pm at drop-off. Instead of sitting around waiting for the day to pass, Andy recommended that we take a tour out to see and go for whale or dolphin watching. It…

Taiwan : From Airport to Hualien

08/16/14, 3:06 PM UTC+8 This begins the first post of Taiwan 2014 trip. This would be our second trip to Taiwan having visited in 2012. This was to be a free and easy, unplanned, ad hoc trip to reduce the stress of a structured self imposed tour. We disembarked the plane at 3pm after a…

Taiwan : Goodbye Hualien

After an afternoon riding around the East Coast, Mr Lee drove us back to Hualien city. He was struggling to figure out places to bring us since we did not spend much time in many places. Mr. Lee brought us to a shop that sold a very special drink in Hualien known as red tea.…