If you have ever been to Thailand you will know how important the local Buddhist temple is in every day life. Many Thai people will regularly visit the temple to leave offerings for good luck and a sign of respect for the Buddha. Kaitlyn Moore visits a local flower market in Chiang Mai and ponders the ready-made gift offerings on sale.
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Update 2012: The Yi Peng festival took place in Mae Jo, Chiang Mai on the evening of November 25th 2012. In Bangkok, waves of light twinkle down the Chao Praya under a glitzy fireworks show. In Sukhothai, their Loy Kratong celebration is more traditional, as teenagers in silk and gold costumes dance next to elaborate [...]
Thai sausages are relatively unknown outside of Thailand, which is unfortunate, as Thailand has a long tradition of preserving meat, and creating new flavors, with their spiced sausages like Naem and Sai Ua. Thailand’s street markets are crowded with vendors selling the local specialty sausage, grilled, smoked, or even deep-fried.