This small open bedded truck with a canopy was selling orchids near where I’m staying in Taichung Taiwan at around $1.75 US. I bought one for $3.20. In fact it was the white one in the center of the picture.
My wife and I have been working with the Quanta Culture and Education Foundation to provide papermaking experiences. This was at the Jong-He Elementary School in Chaiyi County, Taiwan.
This is a stunning space. Since this was not taken straight the vertical of the windows and stair lands are not perfectly level. Even so, I really like the light coming in from the windows
This is one of the five construction men from the previous photo. He appeared to be the only one who did not chew betel nuts. His teeth are white. I'll try to get a portrait of someone who chews. The mini van all five were riding in is very small and full of tools and junk. It might have been 6' X 4" wide….
These five workmen had been working on a construction site. They had just finished work. The guy with the pink helmet was called by his fellow workers “Superman”. Yes in English.
I don’t normally take pictures of fake flowers but I’ve walked by these so many times without noticing how much Taichung street grim has collected on their surface.
We went out to eat at a combination hot pot and barbecue. Toward the close of dinner we cooked dessert. This included marshmallows.
From a morning market in Taichung, Taiwan. Shot with 50mm 1.8 lens at f6.3 1/20 sec ISO 800. Well, I guess you can alway use the toe nails to pick your teeth at the end of the meal.
This image did not get posted on my blog as intended. As a result it is chronologically out of order. My Granddaughter Sarah really enjoys getting on a swing and being pushed. I wanted to experiment with taking this photo. I set the camera at 200 iso, f 11 and speed at 1/40 second, rapid burst. I then moved the camera to follow her…
This a typical roof top for buildings in Taiwan. The silver containers are for water storage. Water is pumped up to these tanks and then when needed water flows using gravity. Pumps are also needed when the flow of water is high.
This is a traditional house that faces the house we are staying in in an old section of Taichung. The left portion of this house has been remodeled and is of a very modern style. Most buildings in Taiwan are of a concrete construction with flat roofs