Sunday, November 28, 2010

5 December: Long Live His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thailand has beloved king “Bhumibol Aduyadej” that all of Thai people give the highest respect. Thai people regard him as the father of the nation whom they love the most. If you take a sight-seeing in Thailand, both around the cities and rural areas, the things that you would see very often are the pictures of the king Bhumibol. Father of the nation, king Bhumipol, is always be in Thai people’s hearts.

King Bhumibol
Every year on 5 December is set as the King's Birthday or Father's Day. The birthday of the monarch of Thailand, king Bhumibol, is also a national holiday and is celebrated all over the country with great enthusiasm. The event is used by the loyal people of Thailand to express their reverence for their King.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Thailand Vacation - Phu Chi Fa

If you are looking for a fascinating place to experience the wonderful sunrise, Phu Chi Fa or the mountain pointing to the sky is considered as a worth visiting natural site located in Chiang Rai Province.

In order to grab such an awesome experience from this beautiful natural site, you will have to get up pretty early. Additionally, not far from Phu Chi Fa, there is a campsite available where you can stay overnight. However, if you want to make yourself a little more convenient, accommodation in Ban Rom is another option in which you can spend a night.

The climbing to Phu Chi Fa is quite steep, but if you reach the viewing at the top of the mountain, you will surely find that it is really worth climbing up there as the sunrises is incredibly wonderful and the valley is covered in a sea of clouds early in the morning.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Sparkling Night of Loi Krathong Festival

Loi Krathong Festival
Every year, when the full moon falls in the 12th month of Lunar calendar, Loi Krathong festival, a celebrations of water under the moonlight, will be held throughout of Thailand.

Loi Krathong is a ceremony of gratitude to thank Mae Kongka or Mother of Water for her scarification in giving us water to live on and generosity in forgiving us when we have ruin her water.

Loi is to float, and Krathong is a boat/raft, so the word Loi Krathong literally means to float a boat/raft into river. Krathong was originally a small cup made from bamboo or banana leaves, however, they are now transformed in to a flat slide of banana-tree trunk and decorated with colorful leaves and flowers. On the top, a candle and incense sticks are inserted.

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