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from Full Focus:

Imaging religion: Navesh Chitrakar

Nepal-based photographer Navesh Chitrakar documents almost all the country's religious festivals. In this interview, Navesh discusses the art of photography and reflects on the state of the nation's festivals.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

What’s better than camping out drunk?

Congratulate me, Blog Guy! I'm going to Oktoberfest this year! It's a life-long dream come true!

Hey, that sounds nice. Where will you be staying?

I'm not totally sure, but I'm paying about $80 a night, so I'm guessing it will be very, very swanky. Maybe like a suite or something.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

So it’s like doing them a favor, huh?

Blog Guy, I like it when you find interesting traditions practiced by other cultures, like for instance that "love market" that you wrote about last year.

Well, I see here in the Singapore Straits Times that the Chinese have entered the seventh month of the Lunar calendar, known as the Hungry Ghost month...

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Bridesmaid Festival, attendants required?

Blog Guy, I have a common problem. I've been a bridesmaid in three weddings this year alone, and I don't know what to do with all my stupid bridesmaid dresses.

I mean, they're all hideous and I can't wear them anyplace. There must be something they're good for.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

You like ‘em runny, honey?

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Thank you for calling International Department of Festivals, how may we help you?

Well, our little town doesn't have any kind of an annual festival to attract tourists. We'd like to get in on the action, so I thought I'd check with you to see what's available.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Don’t Basque, don’t tell…

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Blog Guy, in the past you've criticized Spain for things like bullfighting, the running of the bulls in Pamplona, and that thing where they ride horses through fire. Don't they have any normal traditions?

festival guy entrails 320Sure. Just a couple of days ago we covered carnival celebrations up in the Basque region, and I've been looking at our photos of that.

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