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Toucheng Qianggu Festival (頭城搶孤) -
My adventures with Taiwan’s folk traditions continues and this time I head to the usually quiet town of Toucheng, Yilan(頭城,宜蘭)to go see some burly men climb some very high spires. Toucheng’s Grappling with Ghost Festival or Qianggu (頭城搶孤) is held every year on the last day of the Ghost Month. Wait, Ghost Month? Taiwan has …