Mazu, Goddess of the Sea and protector of fishermen and seafarers is not your average folk legend. Arguably the most worshipped deity with 1500 temples and over 100 million devotees, Mazu’s legend is almost as varied as the 26 countries she is reported to be worshipped in. Continue reading
Cycling along Ludong Road, Changhua, you might catch the glint reflecting off metal in what first appears to be a junk yard. Take a closer look. A mechanical bird call rings in the air to warn that you have trespassed into guarded property.
No need to worry. The husband and wife who’s nickel factory this place belongs to will greet you fondly. A family-owned company, the factory was founded by their father who’s well over seventy now. It’s anything but junk.
Wander about. Say hi. Send regards on behalf of two Aussies who randomly dropped in on their quiet day.