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Cow racing isn’t for the meek

In Indonesian culture, Pacu Jawi, or cow racing, is kind of a big deal. Used by famrers to pass the time after they've harvested their crops and, more recently to attract tourists to rural areas and festivals, Pacu Jawi racers prefer to do their thi... ...

Ancestor Worship In Chinese Miao Culture

07.07.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Occuring only once every 13 years, the secret Guzang Festival is an exciting time for the Chinese Miao people to worship their ancestors. In the Chinese language, the word "Gu" means a bull, and "Zang" means innards of an animal. During the festival, a series of ceremonies like slaughtering bulls, beating drum are held. ...

The Elephant and Monkey Puzzle of Thailand

06.19.2009 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Animals have always played an integral part in Thai history and culture, and although there are snakes, tigers, buffalo and many mythical creatures the most popular of all the beasts are the monkey (ling in Thai) and the elephant (chang in Thai). ...

6 Ways To Save On Wedding Costs (And 3 Items To Splurge On)

05.05.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

We're all looking for ways to save money and cut back on spending these days, and while many couples aren't prepared to make many sacrifices when it comes to their wedding day, incorporating just one or two of these ideas will save you a bit of money. ...

A Crash Course Wine Making Tutorial for Beginners

04.15.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The process of making your own homemade wine could be considered an art form. Patience is definitely an attribute that is required as well as knowledge before you take on this task of making homemade wine. Most likely if you have never made wine before then you will have to do your research ...