Hualien

Rachel McNorton: A Dog Named Spirit

In addition to interacting with the business owners, we were also able to explore the areas where their businesses were located. Occasionally, we would have a day dedicated to “cultural experiences,” a day without interviews…


Last Day in Taiwan

Today (Sunday, June 15) is our last day in Taiwan.  Tomorrow (Monday, June 16) we fly back to the United States (or at least some of us fly back to the U.S.).  At any rate,…


Sightseeing in Hualien

We arrived in Hualien on Saturday after a five and a half hour train ride. The scenery that we saw on the ride was beautiful. There were so many mountains and farms along the way….


Kefir & Blintzes in Hualien

Dr. Lott and I ventured off to try a Belorussian (White Russian) restaurant that I spotted on my morning jog, and which also was recommended to us by Dr. Kerim Friedman, when we visited National…


Local Train to Zhixue

Today we took the local train from Hualien to Zhixue to visit faculty at Dong Hwa National University.  So far in Taiwan we have ridden on very modern vehicles.  The High Speed Rail train and its…


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