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USA | Thu, 3 Oct 2013 | By travel-tips | Views  | Comments 
"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
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 >See all 5 photos >>
Tags: boat, ceremony, fire, taiwan, taoism, tradition, travel
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 >See all 5 photos >>
Tags: ceremony, china, chinese lunar new year, nuo opera
CHINA | Mon, 27 Sep 2010 | By swallowtail | Views 
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
INDIA | Thu, 20 Dec 2007 | By lillylilla | Views 
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
INDONESIA | Thu, 15 Nov 2007 | By justine | Views  | Comments 
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
INDONESIA | Thu, 11 Jan 2007 | By simon_monk | Views 
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
LAOS | Mon, 30 Jan 2006 | By simon_monk | Views 
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
SOUTH KOREA | Sun, 21 May 2000 | By simon_monk | Views 
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