I have been involved with Soulangh Cultural Park’s renovation of their Yizhen exhibit and we recently attended a seminar presented by 林茂賢 (professor of 台灣語文學系at Taichung’s 國立台中教育大學) to bring us all up to speed on Taiwan’s traditional arts. Continue reading
I was commissioned to photograph three renovated old buildings (Zhongshan Hall (中山堂), Man-Le Gate (滿樂門), and the Ximen Red House (西門紅樓)) in Taipei for Renaissance Continue reading
Land of Salt, Sugar, and Shrines
Taking a Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Bus to the Southwest Coast
Steve, Nicky, Oscar and I hopped on a tourist shuttle bus and toured Taiwan’s Southwest Coast for Travel in Taiwan’s Backpack Bus Tour.
The Garlic Sugar factory was interesting and photogenic, Nankunshen Temple pleased, as always, but the highlight for me was the Jingzaijiao Tile paved salt fields which I had never been to before. We had an overcast day with no sunset to be seen but the potential for sky reflections in the pool with the interesting salt mounds whet my appetite to go back on a nice day.
My photos, mostly of Namasia, accompanied Steven Crook’s article for Thai Air’s inflight magazine Discover. The above photo was taken a stone’s throw from our house in Takanua, Namasia. Eight Eight Waterfall, a waterfall created by a landslide during Typhoon Morakot in 2008, is obscured by mist.
This photo of a Hla’alua headman is one of my more published photos. It was on the cover of Bradt Taiwan Guidebook first edition.
The photo with the bananas was taken at the Kanakanavu Mikong festival several years ago, the little girl is my niece, Maidal, and the photo below it (above) is the roof of my brother-in-law’s house.
The photo of the Bunun newlyweds below is my recently wed nephew, Landun.