Visitors pose for a photograph next to a train during the Nantou Train Festival on July 20, 2013 in Taichung, Taiwan. First held in 2007, the Nantou Train Festival has become one of the county's most popular annual summer events, mixing retro trains with colorful cartoon characters. (Getty Images)
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