Soul of the Craftsman: The Sorrow of the Houlong Stone Fish Traps

Reporter/Provider - General Association of the Chinese Culture

class="meta mb-0">Publish Date - 2021-12-01T18:04:41Z0 views

For hundreds of years, the local residents of Houlong on Taiwan's West Coast have built giant stone fish traps. The large, interlocking, U-shaped stone embankments use the changing tides to trap fish. But, facing daily battering by the waves, the traps – an important part of the local cultural heritage – need constant care and maintenance.

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