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Chennai

INDIA | Mon, 15 Aug 2016 | By butterfly-freed | Views [394]

Long before we actually reach Chennai settlements have become more tightly knit until forming a town, which somehow becomes a city scarcely separated by the airport. It seems inconceivable that there is space for runways and terminal buildings, but suddenly ... Read more >

Tags: airport hotel, ashok tree, celebrations, chennai, cookery classes, food, sunbathing

Singapore. Lanterns and Snakes!!

ITALY | Sat, 9 Feb 2013 | By sammyjo | Views [457]

It's Singapore and the Chinese New Year. Everyone is on holiday for an extended four day weekend and there are red lanterns, fireworks and snakes everywhere. It would appear that some people are not very happy because it is the year of the snake.  ... Read more >

Tags: celebrations

So what night is it???

ITALY | Mon, 7 Jan 2013 | By sammyjo | Views [314]

Gosh, Italy can be confusing! If I had been dropped here on Saturday night (the 5th) I wouldn't have had a clue what month, let alone what day it was. There were stockings hanging up ready to be filled (Christmas Eve?) and excited ... Read more >

Tags: assisi, celebrations, children, epiphany, witches

Photos: My Scholarship entry - India: Traditional vs. Modern Lifestyle

INDIA | Sun, 6 Jan 2013 | By nomad_at_heart | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Why do I take pictures? Well, somehow gradually and naturally it has become a part of my habitual routine while I am away on my consecutive assignment as a volunteer or just visiting a place as a tourist. It has become a part of my "job", but I'm not ... Read more >
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Tags: celebrations, city life, culture, customs, india, rajasthan, traditions, travel photography scholarship 2012, varanasi, village life

New Year’s Eve in Muang Ngoi

LAOS | Thu, 17 Jan 2008 | By justine | Views [2028]

On New Year’s Eve, I took the bus from Luang Prabang to Nong Khiaw. From there, I stuffed myself onto a boat that would take me up the Nam Ou River to Muang Ngoi. The boat is quite narrow, and the seats are two benches that run along the sides, ... Read more >

Tags: celebrations, muang ngoi, new years eve, unexpected joy

Turning 33 with the Elephants

LAOS | Mon, 24 Dec 2007 | By justine | Views [3810] | Comments [1]

I celebrated my 33 rd birthday by riding an elephant. Her name is Meixi, and she’s 45 years old. She is “retired” from logging work and now just has to carry around tourists for a few hours a day, which is apparently much less taxing than logging ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, birthdays, celebrations, elephants, luang prabang

Celebrating Loy Krathong in Krabi town

THAILAND | Thu, 29 Nov 2007 | By justine | Views [9627]

I ended up in Krabi town for Loy Krathong quite by accident, as a result of a double whammy of food poisoning (first night in town) and a vicious bed bug attack (second night in town).  A normal person would have fled town, never to return, not ... Read more >

Tags: celebrations, culture, festivals, krabi, loy krathong

Dust to dust

SOUTH KOREA | Sun, 21 May 2000 | By simon_monk | Views [1652]

Yuki's father turned up with Grandmother in a beautifully wrapped box casually tucked under one arm. We had all flew down south to some military airport near Pusan for the funeral the next day, and startedby visiting Grandmothers original village ... Read more >

Tags: celebrations, ceremony, culture, culture, death, funeral, impermanent, people, tradition

 

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