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Singapore Pagoda Garden

Things to do in Singapore – Shopping, Turtles, Temples and Tea

A modern city with deep roots, Singapore really does have something of interest for everyone!  Nature, shopping, kids activities, amazing adventures…take your pick!  Here are some suggestions to get you started. Shopping: Orchard Road  started its incarnation as a center for shopping activity in Singapore in 1903.  Now one of the cities main shopping and […]

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A 1,000 year old wat near Chiang Dao Nest, Thailand

Fabulous Friday Foto: A 1,000 Year Old Temple in Chiang Dao Thailand

This temple looked older than time itself.  It was slowly deteriorating, and it looked like the moss growing all over it might have been playing a role in holding it together.  Quiet hung around the ancient monument like a child hanging on its mother’s skirts.  The atmosphere in this off the beaten path temple in […]

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Worship At Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Fabulous Friday Foto: Incense and Offerings At A Temple in Thailand

I found the sincerity of the offerings that we saw being made at the temples that we visited around Thailand to be refreshing.  It was clearly evident that the majority of the people who were there to worship at the temple in Thailand felt a deep connected to their faith.  They had taken time out […]

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The bells at Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai

Fabulous Friday Foto: Bells at a Temple in Thailand

The giant bells fascinated me at this temple in Thailand.  What a beautiful way to announce your prayers!  We saw bells like these at a number of different Buddhist temples around the country.  Can anyone enlighten me about exactly how these are used in Buddhist practice?

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Path in Toyko, Japan

Fabulous Friday Foto: At a Temple in Tokyo

This photo was taken while exploring a temple in Tokyo.  It was nestled among a group of tall office buildings.  This is one of the aspects of Tokyo that I found so fascinating…that you could be walking in the middle of an urban jungle and suddenly find yourself in the midst of the quiet, peaceful oasis of […]

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