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Getting rid of a hornet nest the Taiwanese way

posted by Martin Rubli at 12:42

Here's a good example of how efficiently some things are handled in Taiwan.

We discovered this little work of art on our balcony a while ago:

A hornet nest on our balcony at the end of June. Note the long entrance tube.

A hornet nest on our balcony at the end of June. Note the long entrance tube.

Two months later the entrance tube had broken off after a typhoon, but the hornets had fortified their nest.

Two months later the entrance tube had broken off after a typhoon, but the hornets had fortified their nest.

That left only one solution ... calling the fire department! Their way of getting rid of it was, I want to say, slightly unconventional. See for yourself:


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