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    A Prayer for Rain

    The Sri Lankan city of Kandy comes alive with the sights and sounds of the annual Esala Perahera, a grand pageant that commemorates the victory of good over evil, honours a sacred relic and invokes rain.

    Words: Chitra Santhinathan Photography: Affendi Abd Hamid / FND 

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    Mae Hong Son’s Big 6

    The diverse citizenry of Mae Hong Son, northwest Thailand, ensures tantalising experiences with exotic flavours and vibrant colours. Here are six attractions that offer an insight into the area’s social and cultural milieu. 

    Words & Photography: Ira De Reuver

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    Birth Of A Brand New Year

    For the Chinese, the lunar New Year is the biggest festival of the year that’s celebrated with great pomp and pageantry. From reunion dinners that see children and relatives returning from all corners of the country to partake in a family meal together to letting off noisy fireworks to herald the birth of a brand new year, the celebration is also deeply steeped in culture and customs that have stood the test of time.

    Images: Inmagine

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