Houwan: Salt on the Rocks

14 01 2011
At Houwan, Mei-hui shows me how sheets of salt crystals form when the sunlight evaporates seawater that has gathered in craters along the rocky coral shore. She says that while the government no longer restricts the collection of sea salt, only store-bought salt contains the iodine that would have prevented her and many of her classmates from needing a thyroid operation back when they were younger.



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