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Bun Bang Fai ….the “Rocket Festival”
Around North Eastern Thailand at this time of the year many towns and villages hold their annual Bun Bang Fai festival, often called the “Rocket Festival” Continue reading
Navaratri Festival 2018
The other night the girlfriend and I wandered over to Silom road, on the other side of Bangkok, to have a look at the Navaratri Festival (also transliterated as Navarti/Navararti, so take your pick of spellings….) Although Thailand is something … Continue reading
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A day at the races ….buffalo races !
Yesterday I went out to Chonburi to watch the buffalo races ( wing kwai )which are held every year as part of the town’s Buffalo Festival. Thai farmers have used buffalo on their farms for centuries, and although many have … Continue reading
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Phi Ta Khon, the video
After 6 weeks of postponing, prevaricating and generally being lazy, I have finally finished editing the video that I took at the “Ghost festival” at Dan Sai. drum roll please ……
Posted in Events, Explorations, Thailand, Travel, Uncategorized Tagged animism, Buddhism, Dan Sai, festivals, ghost festival, Loei, Thailand 1 Comment
Last night was Loy Krathong, a festival to mark the full moon of the 11th lunar month, celebrated by floating “krathongs’ which are traditionally made out of banana tree trunk and leaves, decorated with flowers, incense and candles. Because of … Continue reading
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Better late than never
I never did find out why I could n’t upload any more photos while I was in Thailand, but now that I’m back in Australia here are just a few more photos from Songkran.