Thursday, December 31, 2009

Fishmarket in Taiwan


Fishmarket in Taiwan, originally uploaded by Shi Yali.

Fresh fish is abundant in Taiwan. Here we are at the fishmarket in Chijin Island in Kaohsiung.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Elections in Taiwan -- Part 2


Noisy firecrackers are an essential ingredient to electioneering. This man holds a box of denotating firecrackers out the car window to draw attention to his candidate, drive away bad spirits and invite good luck. A full size version of this image is available here.

Election in Taiwan -- Part 1


Election in Taiwan are a lively and colorful affair. A common form of canvassing for votes is riding high on a truck through the streets shouting slogans and greeting the bypassers. A full size version of this image is available here.