As a set of local cultural tour guide kit, The Trail of Scent aims to let user explores Tai O and understands the values behind its cultural heritage.
As once a significant fishing port, a sea salt manufacturer and a strategic military base, Tai O had been going through trials and challenges. This is why numerous intangible cultural heritages have been cultivated and nourished. There are the Dragon Boat Water Parade, the building of Stilt Houses and the focus of this travel guide, the manufacturing of shrimp paste and shrimp cake.
The diversity and the dynamics provided by these intangible cultural heritages have shaped and nurtured the becoming of the residents in Tai O. Once step onto the alleys that needle-through Tai o, travellers can easily have a glimpse of the early life style of the habitants by experiencing and engaging in these cultural heritages so as to see how these cultures can continuously be passed on to the next generation.
Supervising Tutor: Fung Ho Yin