A Royal Birthday Celebration!

Chiang Mai
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Thailand is currently celebrating the 60th birthday of their beloved Princess┬áMaha Chakri Sirindhorn, the third child of the King. The 60th birthday is considered auspicious as it is the fifth cycle birthday which is the most important for Thai people because it “celebrates the accomplishments of one’s life.”* And being the Princess means that this […]

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Chinese New Year in Chinatown

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Friday had us out in Chinatown to celebrate Chinese New Year! Celebrations had actually begun the day before in our neighborhood – about 4:30am to be exact. A noise that had the pitter-patter of raindrops started, and stopped, then started again. Opening the glass door allowed for quick clarification: firecrackers! The loud boom echoed off […]

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