For our first non-Western historic home, we’re visiting Tai Fu Tai (大夫第) mansion in Hong Kong! This 19th century home was built in the Qing dynasty by a prominent local philanthropist, Man Chung-Luen, whose wealth, the rumors went, came from pirate gold and/or crime, but also maybe hard work and wise financial investments? No one really knows! Join us as we ramble on about the intricacies of Chinese history and ponder on the best courtyards for martial arting.
Images TK– again, life is wild! Hobby schedules have been turned topsy turvy! Thanks for your patience!