Yingge – New Taipei City

My wife and I visited the Yingge District¬†over the weekend. It’s on the outskirts of Taipei City, and is well-known for it’s beautiful ceramics.

There’s row after row of shops selling hundreds of clay teapots and cups. When it comes to buying an exquisite teapot or tea set, this is the place to come.

Unfortunately, like many small towns in Taiwan, it’s slowly but surely losing its identity as they replace the character-full old with the monotonous new. I hope they manage to save it.

This photo I took sums it up pretty nicely, I feel.

Published by Gavin Whyte

I am the author of the modern-day fables The Girl with the Green-Tinted Hair, and Happiness & Honey, plus several other works of fiction.

Please feel free to leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: