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Chulalongkorn Day

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

When: October 23 Where: Thailand History: Chulalongkorn is one of the most revered kings of Thailand. The Chulalongkorn Day is celebrated to commemorate his death on October 23, 1910. He became the king at the age of 16 and ruled the country for 42 years. His long reign is proof of his prudence and innovation. [...]

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Buffalo Racing,Thailand

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

When: First Weekend of October Where: Chonburi, Thailand History: The origin of the Buffalo Racing Thailand can be traced back when farmers from the countryside came to the province of Chonburi to trade their goods. They celebrated with games and entertainment under the full moon at the end of the Buddhist lent. They would arrive [...]

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Argentina Calendar 2013

| February 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Argentina Calendar The birthplace of tango is as alluring as the dance itself. Argentina is rich in gaucho worship  or cowboy culture in its vast pampas or plains, and the baritone voice of tango icon Carlos Gardel fills the milongas (tango dance halls) that dot the whole country. The capital, Buenos Aires, is a throbbing [...]

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Spain Calendar 2013

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Spain Calendar The bigger sister of the Iberian Union (the other being Portugal, but the Union was long dissolved), Spain is mundane and sophisticated at once, passionate and realistic, but unapologetically hedonistic – the Spanish are known for their devotion to living the good life. The country has a diverse landscape as it is in [...]

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Germany Calendar 2013

| February 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Germany Calendar Germany is a country that has enjoyed a long history of peace and unity among its people despite the ravages of WWII. As a result of this, some of its holidays date back to several centuries ago.   Neujahrstag New Year’s Day – As with other countries of the Western hemisphere, the New [...]

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