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Blog Action Day 2010: WATER

October 15, 2010 | Events, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Today, October 15, 2010, is Blog Action Day! ISSUE:  WATER! FACT:  Nearly 1 billion people are lacking access to clean water. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/15336764[/vimeo] While this is not so much the case in the modern city center of Chiang Mai, where water is readily available, nearly 1 billion people...

Chiang Mai’s Kin Jay Vegetarian Festival

Chiang Mai’s Kin Jay Vegetarian Festival October 10, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
This Chinese Buddhist influenced annual vegetarian festival known as Kin Jay, a time of abstinence and purification of body and soul, takes place during the ninth month of the lunar calendar lasting about 9 days (Oct 8-16, 2010). During this time, traditionally, participants abstain from consuming alcohol,...