We started our 12-day Pacific Northwest photo tour by flying across the continent from Washington DC to Seattle, Washington yesterday. Our first stop is Mount Vernon WA, the center of Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. We toured two incredibly beautiful tulip fields with nice mix […]
It was the first day temperature reaches 80 degrees (27 C.) this spring, so I took the advantage to go to Brookside Gardens for shooting some flowers, especially the weeping cherry and daffodils. I was surprised to see even some tulips are blooming.
Golden Waterfalls (黃金瀑布) is located in Jinguashi (金瓜石) near the famous old town of Juifen (九份). Although real gold flowing from these falls would be too good to be true, the water is certainly a beautiful gold color as a result of the combination of […]
You’d never think there are many Baroque architecture style buildings but there are, particularly in the old Dadaucheng District in Taipei. Most of these building were built in the 1920’s, about 100 years ago as Baroque style structures were popular during the Japanese occupation period. […]
Dadaocheng Wharf thrived in earlier years as an entrepot for trade along the Tamsui River to downtown Taipei. Tea, cotton and silk textiles were among the main products bought and sold here, attracting trading companies from across the western world. Dadaocheng’s fortunes as a trading […]