My good friend and Dutch film maker Martijn Hullegie visited me in Taiwan and pointed his camera at me at the most unlikely, mundane moments: when I was shopping, taking out the trash, going for a walk. My daily activities and his questions brought on a sense of wonder and curiosity. Thanks to him, I was able to recapture the surprise I felt when I first arrived here a decade and a half ago.
These videos are in Dutch. Not for everyone, for sure. But they do deliver a nice peek into the life of a stranger in a strange land.
Living on the slope of a volcano. Sulphur, ghosts and a view to kill for.See more on YouTube
Visiting the hot spring area on New Year's Day. A cure-all for psoriasis or just a stinky lake?See more on YouTube
I live in the National Park Yanmingshan. Up the slippery steps to check out the waterfall!See more on YouTube
From local butcher to French supermarket. What exactly is in this sausage?See more on YouTube
Getting ready for a small party with friends - with far too much food!See more on YouTube