Faces of Taiwan (2007-2017)

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Left: Weighting medicinal dried-plants in a shop of Dihua Street, in Taipei. Right: Shooting photos of a bride in Taichung Park, in Taichung.

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Young woman taking a selfie in front of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.

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Street market in Taipei.

 

In a night market in Taipei.

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Tasting various kinds of tea in a traditional tea shop in the Wenshan district of Taipei.

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Women leaving a religious ceremony in the Bao-an temple, in Taipei.

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Preparing offerings in the Wanhe temple, in Taichung.

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Musicians in the old Longshan temple of Lukang.

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Celebration day in the Matsu temple of Lukang.

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Harvesting tea leaves in the hills surrounding the village of Rueili.

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In a traditional restaurant serving soup with sausage, in Tainan.

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In a night market in Kaohsiung.

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In a restaurant in Kaohsiung.

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Families playing and flying kites in a park of Kaohsiung.

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People on scooters leaving the ferryboat between Kaohsiung and nearby Cijin island.

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Fishermen on a jetty of Cijin island.

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Demonstration of old-style martial art near Kaohsiung.

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Ming Huang, a member of the Bunun aboriginal tribe, one of the three high-mountain aboriginal tribes remaining in Taiwan. He guided me during my 2015 south-to-north traverse of the Yushan National Park. He lives near the village of Dongpu in Nantou County.

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People playing mahjong under a banyan tree in Liyushan Park, in Taitung.

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In the night market of Taitung.

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Preparing breakfast in a small restaurant in the village of Guanshan, north of Taitung in the East Rift valley.

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Women repairing fishing nets and cleaning oysters (below) in the Penghu islands.

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Man cooking and selling noodles in Jincheng, on Great Kinmen island.

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Quiet nightlife in Jincheng, on Great Kinmen island.

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