Supertyphoon Souledor Turns Taipei Mailboxes Into Instant Superstars

Jetset Times

BY JST NEWS

Photo: Instagram/hui__0303

Supertyphoon Souledor has made two mailboxes into instant celebrities in Taipei’s Zhongshang district.

Over the weekend, as trees were falling over boulevards and residents’ houses were flooded with surges of water, seven were confirmed dead with 100 people missing. Leave it to the city of Taipei to find fanatical quirkiness amid high winds.

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Situated on Longjiang Road (龍江路) in Taipei, the two mailboxes never shattered throughout the hurricane, but last weekend left their metal bodies hugely slanted with poles still holding strong to the ground. Images of tourists and locals emulating the slant of the mailboxes have taken over social media feeds by storm. No pun intended.

Look out for hashtags #郵筒 (translation: #mailbox) flooding worldwide Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds. Enthusiasts have…

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