Yee Peng Festival 2010 Round-up by “Team Chiang Mai” (#TeamCM)

This 2010 year is quite a remarkable one for us GotPassports.  On this Thanksgiving Day (the American one, for you international viewers), we're pausing, ever -so-briefly, to reflect on our new friendships in Chiang Mai, Thailand, of all places... We've created quite a community of both locals and travelers from around the world, ever since … Continue reading Yee Peng Festival 2010 Round-up by “Team Chiang Mai” (#TeamCM)

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Yee Peng Festival 2010 Round-up by “Team Chiang Mai”

This 2010 year is quite a remarkable one for us GotPassports.  On this Thanksgiving Day (the American one, for you international viewers), we're pausing, ever -so-briefly, to reflect on our new friendships in Chiang Mai, Thailand, of all places... We've created quite a community of both locals and travelers from around the world, ever since … Continue reading Yee Peng Festival 2010 Round-up by “Team Chiang Mai”

My Spiritual Moment: Yee Peng Lantern Festival 2010

If you are not a local, Yee Peng Festival can be many things to many people who have been blessed to witness and experience it. As a Buddhist, I grew up in Burma until I was 13, which means I have some recollection of Buddhist celebrations and festivities.  Like Thailand, many festivals and celebrations in … Continue reading My Spiritual Moment: Yee Peng Lantern Festival 2010