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Indian Festival - Durga Pujo - Page Two
Esha Samajpati writes about one of India's biggest festivals, Durga Pujo. This Indian Festival takes place during autumn when make-shift structures called Pandals and images of the Goddess dot the cit ...
Romania's Dragobete: Celebrating the God of Love
Ada Mihai explains the rituals and customs of Dragobete, a Romanian celebration a little bit like Valentine's Day.
Christmas in Edgartown: Fun for the Family
Cynthia Roderick and her sisters feast and laugh and sing at the 'Christmas in Edgartown' festival on Martha's Vineyard.
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A Kurdish Wedding in Istanbul
As photographer and videographer, David Joshua Jennings finds himself in the center of a festive Kurdish wedding in the middle of Istanbul.
Cuba: Visiting an Ancient Village of the Taíno
Habeeb Salloum and his daughter visit Cuba where they visit and old sugar plantation, an alligator farm, and a recreation of an ancient Taíno village.
Morocco Manners: Etiquette Tips in a Land of Hospitality
Ann Banks offers some tips on how to be a good guest in Morocco, a land of legendary hospitality.

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Durga Pujo: Kolkata's Favorite Festival
Esha Samajpati writes about one of India's biggest festivals, Durga Pujo. This Indian Festival takes place during autumn when make-shift structures called Pandals and images of the Goddess dot the cit ...
The Festival of Sant Éfisio, Sardinia Italy
Walking on Roses with a Sardinian Saint: The Festival of St Efisio is celebrated with parades and horse riders in Sardinia, Italy.
An ancient Taino marriage ceremony in the village of Guam on an island on Treasure Lake in Cuba
An ancient Taino marriage ceremony in the village Guama on treasure lake in Cuba.
A Romanian Village
A Romanian village.
Malaysia Melds Three Cultures
Malaysia | Max Hartshorne visits Malaysia and finds three cultures melded into one.
Mexico's Yaxchilan Ruins: Portal to a Lost Civilization
Chiapas, Mexico: Anna Laird Barto ventures deep into the jungles of Chiapas, Mexico, to the ruins at Yaxchilan, where she climbs a stone staircase to the palace of the Mayan King Jaguar Bird.
The Other Bali: Learning to See and Love Bali After the Bombs
The other Bali: Learning to see and love Bali after the bombs.
Smokin' Sadhus: India's Wandering Stoned Holy Men
The sadhus, India's wandering holy men, have renounced their worldly life, said goodbye to both their possessions and their families, and now lead a life of celibacy, ascetic yoga, and a search for en ...
Visiting the Untouchables of India
Visiting the untouchables of India, Sonja Stark is appalled by the poverty but inspired by beauty.
Gorongosa Park, Mozambique
Baboons inside Gorongosa Park, in Mozambique. photos by Rebeccah Fleming. Gorongosa Park, Mozambique At the foot of the Great Rift Valley By Rebeccah Fleming We al ...
Sinnam, Korea: The World's Pointiest Park
David Rich visits Sinnam, Korea, where local fisherman have erected pointy sculptures to propitiate a finicky virgin.
Dijon, France: Full of Kid-Friendly Surprises
Alexandra Regan, a Portland Oregon woman, spends time with her children in Dijon France and discovers its kid-friendly charm, where to eat in dijon
Mecca and Medina Saudi Arabia for Hajj
Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Visiting Mecca and Medina on an Umrah - medina hajj
Timbuktu: The Blue Men of the Sahara
Blue Men of the Sahara: James Michael Dorsey journeys across the Sahara Desert to a village outside Timbuctou to meet the Tuareg, the 'Blue Men of the Sahara' known for their blue robes and turbans.

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