Taipei 101 on New Year's Eve as seen from the 14th floor rooftop of the Meeting Place hostel. Awesome firepower to ring in 2012. Photographs by Mike. Animation by friend. Happy New Year!
Mazu is a highly revered deity in many Asian religions. She is known as the patron saint of the seas, protecting wayfaring ships and sailors from the perils of the sea. In honor of the goddess, devotees host elaborate celebrations. The following pictures, taken April 17, are from one such celebration. The procession began with... Continue Reading →