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Offline delalluvia

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Beautiful holiday
« on: November 15, 2008, 03:40:43 pm »

OK, it's not a Western holiday, but it is held in November.

This is info on the holiday itself

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loy_Krathong

And this vid - seen in my dark computer room a few nights ago - made me as wiide-eyed as a child with a breathless 'beautiful' on my lips

http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=thailand%27s+lantern+festival&hl=en&emb=0&aq=f#




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Re: Beautiful holiday
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2008, 07:28:49 pm »
OK, it's not a Western holiday, but it is held in November.

This is info on the holiday itself

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loy_Krathong

And this vid - seen in my dark computer room a few nights ago - made me as wiide-eyed as a child with a breathless 'beautiful' on my lips

http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=thailand%27s+lantern+festival&hl=en&emb=0&aq=f#

They showed film of this year's celebration on one of our local news broadcasts this past week. It is breath-takingly beautiful.  :D
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Re: Beautiful holiday
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2008, 12:11:13 am »
Hey, everyone! I'm baaaaacckk! I missed y'all so much! My computer was malfunctioning because of the phone lines. But, we took care of that.  :)