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Changhua, Taichung, Taiwan
I am a freelance photographer based in Taiwan, Asia. Photography is a passion as well as a job and Taiwan is a paradise for photographers. I am a product photgrapher, portrait photgrapher, wedding photgrapher, and commercial and editorial photographer. I also photograph a wide range of topics including travel and culture events here in Taiwan. As a sideline, I also teach scuba diving and run guided photography tours, photography courses and guided hikes in Taiwan.

Wednesday 14 September 2011

The lantern Festival in PingXi Taiwan

The lantern festival is held very year in Taiwan in several places. The small village of PinXi, near Taipei is one of the annual places to hold the event. Hundreds of people go there to set off a traditiona​l flying lantern after writing their wish on the outside. 200 are set off every 20 minutes, if you get there early you can get a free lantern to light. The event was well organized with free buses going back and forth taking people from Taipei to Pingxi as the roads are blocked off. There is also an old coal mine open to visitors. Ping Xi is surrounded with trails to hike up and a beautiful waterfall. Well worth a visit any time. There is a train that goes there from Taipei main station.

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