The Hualien-Taitung Coastline Highway is more famously known as Highway 11 and starts north of Hualien City all the way up to the nearby Taitung City. As the name suggests, the 182.5 kilometer long road was constructed along the coastline making driving along the paved road quite an experience. The highway is part of the Eleventh Provincial Route and was constructed especially close to the coast’s edge, giving unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean.
The coastline highway takes visitors though several rice-paddies, sandy beaches, offshore islands, marine-erosion land formations, humble fishing villages, several aboriginal towns and a ton of viewing platforms along the way. But the highway is not just about a [Read more…]