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One of the best festival in Thailand: Poi Sang Long festival in Mae Hong Sang 90-Paying respect to their parents

One of the best festival in Thailand: Poi Sang Long festival in Mae Hong Sang

April 17th 2012
Between the last rehearsal of the cremation and the actual cremation (see my last post for details), I left Bangkok to see one of the most beautiful festival of Thailand: the Poi Sang Long festival in Mae Hong Son, in the north west of Thailand. The Poi Sang Long festival is a Buddhist novice ordination ceremony. Young boys are ordained as novices so they can spend time studying Buddhist doctri ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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