Starting north of Hualien City and ending south of Taitung City in eastern Taiwan, the Hualien-Taitung Coastal Highway (花東海岸公路), also known as Highway No. 11, is one of the most scenic coastal highways in the country.
As a famous signature rice cultivation area, Chihshang Township (池上鄉) is located in Taiwan’s Taitung County (台東縣) in the East Rift Valley (花東縱谷) between the Central Range (中央山脈) and the Costal Range (海岸山脈).
Located just outside of Jinshan Cape on Taiwan’s north coast are the Twin Candlestick Islets. Standing about 197 ft. (60 meters) above sea level, the twin islets were originally part of Jinshan Cape, but separated due to plate tectonic processes and coastal erosion.