By: Tyson Lu and Elizabeth Hsu
Taipei, July 7 (CNA) Dozens of stones were brought back to a beach in eastern Taiwan
where they were taken from 10 years ago after the person who gathered them up decided to atone for the mistake.
A resident of Puzi in Chiayi County who refused to give their name mailed the rocks to the East Coast National Scenic Area Headquarters, and confessed in an accompanying letter to being attracted by the stones’ beauty during a visit to a beach in Sanxiantai in Taitung County a decade ago.
A few years later, the person learned on the news that collecting stones in Sanxiantai was against the law and wanted to return them in person but kept putting off the plan because of being too busy working, the individual wrote. [FULL STORY]