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Getting Hugged by Strangers A Hawaiian Ceremony

USA | Thu, 3 Oct 2013 | By travel-tips | Views [6533] | Comments [2]

"Look how tall you've gotten!" family members would squeal as I was growing up, patting me on the head. "My gosh, isn't she just the cutest?" a family friend would exclaim at a cookout reaching for my face to pinch my cheeks. There's a certain ... Read more >

Tags: ceremony, hawaiian, solo travel, traditions, travel, usa

Photos: My Scholarship entry - Burning of the King Boat

TAIWAN | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By ongoing | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Photography is my life, our planet is my home and nature is my passion. My camera is my constant companion and I always looking for the next moment of life to capture. I have a sincere desire to share what I see through my heart and lens with the world.... Read more >
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Tags: boat, ceremony, fire, taiwan, taoism, tradition, travel

Photos: Nuo Opera

CHINA | Mon, 27 Sep 2010 | By swallowtail | Photo Gallery

Nuo, an odd word, even people with certain educational level do not know it. It is now well into the ranges of uncommon words and uncertain when, it will completely disappear from modern young people's glossary. Combined with certain kind of mischief ... Read more >
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Tags: ceremony, china, chinese lunar new year, nuo opera

Nuo Opera in China

CHINA | Mon, 27 Sep 2010 | By swallowtail | Views [246]

Nuo, an odd word, even people with certain educational level do not know it. It is now well into the ranges of uncommon words and uncertain when, it will completely disappear from modern young people's glossary.   Combined with certain kind ... Read more >

Tags: an hui, ceremony, china, chinese lunar new year, nuo opear

Delhi. Four days stay and a marriage

INDIA | Thu, 20 Dec 2007 | By lillylilla | Views [802]

I slept for hours in this house I soon felt like home in India. There are so many things I remember from these first days in Delhi… Thought they might seem insignificant for anybody else, they will remain in my memory as this first morning when I ... Read more >

Tags: bride, ceremony, dehli, groom, india, marriage, party

Saraswati's Day & Hotel Anniversary Celebration

INDONESIA | Thu, 15 Nov 2007 | By justine | Views [9695] | Comments [2]

In Bali yesterday, November 10 th , [the posting was a little delayed] was the day to honor Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge, Learning, and Creativity. She’s this lovely slim woman, floating above a lotus flower (symbolizing the openness required ... Read more >

Tags: bali, ceremony, rituals, saraswati, ubud

Outrageously scenic

INDONESIA | Thu, 11 Jan 2007 | By simon_monk | Views [3896]

The day starts with a flash of blue slicing past the coconut palms outside our veranda that overhangs the stream. A distinct ccreeeee-ccreee of the Balinese kingfisher heralds its presence each morning but we only catch glimpses of blue, orange and ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, bali, ceremony, culture, death, family, festival

Meandering along the Mekong

LAOS | Mon, 30 Jan 2006 | By simon_monk | Views [1505]

Luang Prabang reminds us greatly of Nan in north-east Thailand. Some years ago we meandered along the Thai-Lao border that is the Mekong for some months, gently absorbing the various towns and villages with no particular destination in mind. The pace ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, ceremony, culture, luang prabang, on the road, travel with children

Dust to dust

SOUTH KOREA | Sun, 21 May 2000 | By simon_monk | Views [1480]

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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