The 2014 Taiwan Lantern Festival

2014 National Lantern Festival

The once sleepy Jhongsing Village [中興新村] is now bustling with activity as it’s the location of the 2014 Taiwan Lantern Festival. The event started February 13th and runs through February 23rd. This annual event has been recently named one of the best festivals in the world by the Discovery Channel so I conjured up the energy to walk five minutes from my front door to check things out myself.
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January Instagrams

Plum Blossoms in Nantou's Xinyi Township. #taiwan #nantou
Plum Blossoms in Xinyi Township, Nantou County

I’ve recently begun using Instagram after purchasing a cellphone much smarter than my previous one. I have had a lot of fun with the program thus far and have stumbled across a lot of interesting photographs. Here is a small collection of pictures taken during January 2014.

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