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“Power of waves” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chishingtan Beach

Chishingtan Beach
Haian Rd., Xinchen Township, Hualien, Taiwan
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Ranked #5 of 47 attractions in Hualien
Type: Beaches
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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“Power of waves”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

After returning from my trip, I compared the photos online with the ones I had taken. The locals said usually in the months of Aug and Sept, the waves are bigger and stronger due to the monsoon. It was really raw nature power, with waves pounding and rolling, and wind sweeping into your face. The sight of big rocks and pebbled beach, adds to the raw and rugged feel. Also, try out the local delicacies such as charcoal baked sweet potatoes, home made rice dumplings peddled by the locals. Really simple, fresh and wholesome, cultivated from local lands.

Visited October 2013
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“Pebble-pickers heaven”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

There was a huge crashing surf and strong winds that day, which provided a thrilling backdrop for beach-walking. It's a pebble beach, but not uncomfortable to stroll. And the stones are amazing -- Hualien coast marble with alternating light and dark striations. But don't try to take them through airport security -- the guards with confiscate them, perhaps for fear stones will be onboard weapons. Check them? Kids would get a kick out of this beach.

Visited October 2013
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Singapore
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“Beautiful pebble beach by the Pacific Ocean”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

A beautiful stretch of pebble beach with stunning scenery that makes for a great stroll ... just be careful of getting sunburnt!

Visited October 2013
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“Cozy end of the Pacific”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The east shore of Taiwan is a lot more fascinating and Hualien is the most charming edge. This beach is not for you to which there. Sitting on the big and small pebbles, watching the mountains, the sky and the sea melting and breathing with all the natural sounds, you may find laying down with a towel for a sunbathing a bit inconvenient and superficial. However, you will still get tanned even in the smallest rain drops and you will find yourself much cleaner than before, plus you will have perfect pictures in whatever angle.

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Bangalore, India
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“Splendid...Just Beautiful...what a beach!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is the most beautiful beach i have ever been to....No sand...Just pebbles...and the water is so clean and blue..... Its really a must visit place ........ do no miss it people.... There is also a bike trail for riders....

Visited November 2012
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