The Bamboo Caterpillar


The recently remodeled playroom at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute [台灣工藝文化園區] in Caotun Township, Nantou County boasts an incredible eight-meter long bamboo caterpillar tunnel. I visited a week ago on a field trip with students and managed to take a handful of photographs. Here is a small collection of pictures that miraculously didn’t have children running around in the background.


Natural light comes through the windows and the colored filters in some of the bamboo cuttings create a nice effect.


With the exception of a few tour buses that visit on weekdays with groups making a pit stop on the way to Sun Moon Lake the museum is largely deserted on weekdays. It sometimes gets crowded on weekends if they are holding events.


Behold! The Panocaterpillarama! Photographed in its natural environment:


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