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Songkran Bangkok – My Experience

Songkran Bangkok – My Experience

I like to attend different festivals as they give you the feel and experience of local culture. Whenever I get a chance to be part of any festival, I grab it. Here is my experience of Songkran Bangkok. This year I got a chance to visit Bangkok during Songkran festival. It is Thai new year festival and celebrated for 3 days from 13th to 15th April. Most of the places remain close during this time. Some streets are closed to…

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Wordlessly Wednesday – Reason

Wordlessly Wednesday – Reason

There are some rituals people follow as they had seen their elders doing but they don’t know what is the meaning, reason behind. This was a procession of religious nature to the local temple, women were carrying “Kalas” on their head for offering to God. I have not seen any man carrying “kalash”. Now the question is…… Is this a privilege for women to carry “Kalash”? Or They have to do this as a duty because they are women? Or…

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Pushkar Camel Fair – Pushkar ka Mela

Pushkar Camel Fair – Pushkar ka Mela

I had been to Pushkar couple of times but I never went during “Pushkar Camel Fair”, it falls in Hindu month of Kartik from Ekadasi to Purnima (In the month of November). This program finalized suddenly as me and one of my friends could not go to Lakshadweep due to permit issue, we were sad and thinking where we can go. So we decided that why not go to Pushkar for fair. We decided one week before the Mela starts…

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Few Festivals of India :-)

Few Festivals of India :-)

Our festivals are so much related to the special type of foods, we make or eat from outside. In short, I am writing down whatever comes to my mind right now when I am thinking about festivals. (I keep on adding later also, whenever I remember what I am missing here) I don’t do any religious ceremonies but do follow everything related to food on that particular day ๐Ÿ˜€ ย Lohri: Making bonfire and sitting around it, having mugfali (Peanut) +…

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Onam Sadhya from Kerala – Food and Culture

Onam Sadhya from Kerala – Food and Culture

Onam is one of that festival, which is associated with the state of Kerala. The beauty of the festival is that it is celebrated in all caste, communities, and religions of Kerala. I guess it is unique due to this and attracts me due to this & it’s association with food…. Spread of food (Onam Sadhya) ๐Ÿ™‚ The display of the floral rangoli is also a part of this festival. I keep the track of Onam because I love to…

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