Thursday, November 22, 2007

Starting the Calendar

January (4d before Ash Wednesday): Carnaval Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
January - That Phanom Festival, That Phanom
February 2nd: La Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria Copacabana, Bolivia
March: Vrindavan Holi festival India
March/April Holi Various locations, N & E India
April??: Songkarn day or the water festival or Thai new year Songkla is a southern province adjacent to the Kedah State of Malaysia
April/May Bisket Jaatra Bhaktapur (Bhadgoan), Nepal
May/June - Phi Ta Khon Festival, Dan Sai, Loei
June: Sacsayhuaman -- Inti Raymi festival
August/September: Ganesh Festival India and Nepal
September/October: Thai vegetarian festival Phuket
September/October: Dasara festival Karnataka, India
October Loi Krathong festival, thailand
October: Diwali Festival India
November (1st wk): hampi festival Karnataka, India
November Pushkar Camel Fair
November - Surin Annual Elephant Roundup, Surin
November: MOONDUST FESTIVEL INDIA Rajasthan (Jaipur), India
December 31st: Reveillon Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
December 31st: Krabi Thailand

Koh Phagnan hosts the Black Moon Party, Full Moon Party and Half Moon party

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Late March/early April - Prasat Hin Khao Phanom Rung Festival, Buriram
Mid- to late July - Khao Phansa (Candle Festival), Ubon Ratchathani
November - Loi Krathong, Sukhothai

It looks like it might be nice to go down to S or C America first (October to March or so) then head off to India... at least according to some of these festivals... we'll look at other festivals and look at weather.

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