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Modest Temple

I was walking through the rainy forest of Maokong, near Taipei, when I stumbled upon this apparently lost temple, hidden behind a waterfall, unusually void of ornaments. It was damp and cold, mold growing on the walls, but it wasn't abandoned. It smelled of incense, a note was nailed to a newer door, and plants where being watered by the ever falling cascade.

TAGS: Cave, Sacred, Taiwan, Temple

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© Elsa Chesnel.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 10:12 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/80
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO6400
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PHOTO LOCATION Maokong, Taiwan