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Taiwan | Paper Umbrellas of Meinong (23 images)

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MEINONG is a sleepy Hakka village located at the foothills of Taiwan's mountain range, about an hour's drive north of Kaohsiung City.
It is famous for its traditional, hand-made oil paper umbrellas, which the locals consider the most beautifully made in Taiwan.
Even though modern life is slowly catching up with Meinong, the tradition is still very much alive, and paper umbrella shops can be found all over the village.
Another local speciality are the home-made 'Ban Mian', a...
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