Category Archives: East Coast

I Saw You

金城武樹
My panoramic shot skills have improved, I’ve managed to not break the landscape this time. 😉

I recently paid a visit to the most famous tree in Taiwan, shot to stardom by the 2013 EVA Air I See You commercial campaign, featuring Takeshi Kaneshiro. A tree now known as “金城武樹” (Takeshi Kaneshiro’s tree), which even has its own Google Maps location. Continue reading I Saw You

Precious Hut Curry Bread 源寶屋咖哩麵包 (hln)

True to the saying, the water in Hualien clean, so clean that fishes dare swimming in it.
True to the saying, the water in Hualien is clean, so clean that fishes dare swim in it, on the top left, you can even spot two cute oranges ones.
According to a 長輩, water sewers in Taiwan also used to be clean enough that it was not an uncommon sight to see fishes frolicking in it.

Gotta love how Taiwan knows how to repurpose some of its older factories into modern and pleasant  venues dedicated to art and culture. In Hualien , the wine factory has given way to the Hualien Cultural Creative Industries Park 花蓮縣文化創意產園區, or more shortly known as a-zone. Just think of the Huashan 1914 Creative Park 華山1914文化創意產業園區 in Taipei, or the Pier-2 Art Center 駁二藝術特區 in Kaohsiung, and you’ll get an idea of what to expect. Continue reading Precious Hut Curry Bread 源寶屋咖哩麵包 (hln)