(From China Post)
With only a few days left before the Lunar New Year, touts and shop attendants vie for customers while patrons flock to Di Hua Street for their last chance to stock-up on traditional holiday treats.
Historically the Di Hua Lunar New Year market was a popular trading port off the Tamshui River where mainland Chinese would arrive to trade merchandise with Taiwan people. You won't see much trading taking place there now, but if you look down Min Sheng towards the old port you can see one of its original stone gateways.
A narrow street lined with shops and red lanterns, Di Hua Street offers a wide range of traditional New Year snacks …