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How is Christmas in Vietnam celebrated? - Despite a Buddhist country, Christmas in Vietnam is considered one of the four main religious festivals, including the Lunar New Year, the mid-autumn festival, and Buddha’s birthday. #Christmas, #MerryChristmas, #ThingsToSeeInVietnam, #VietnamFestivals - #Festivalsandceremonies, #VietnameseCulture

Photo by @chien_chi_chang/@magnumphotos A 80-meter-long (262 feet) reclining Buddha in Chaukhtatgyi Paya (pagoda) one of the the biggest in Yangon (Rangoon) Myanmar (Burma) which is one of the most Buddhist countries in the world with more than 4000 pagodas scattered across Myanmar. #MagnumPhotos #RecliningBuddha #cccontheroad by natgeo

This is the Sri Kathirvelayutha Swami Kovil (Kathiresan Temple) of Galle. We stumbled upon this small Hindu temple while looking for the St. Marys church located nearby. Sri Lanka is mainly a Buddhist country where the Hindu religion was introduced by the Tamil migrant workers from Southern India and traders. This kovil Tamil for temple is very small and has a way bigger and more famous namesake in the capital Colombo. We read that they actually repaint the outside color every year. Photo…

#Thailand is a Buddhist country and the #lotus is a traditional flower for #Buddhism

South-East Asia in 4 weeks 4 weeks will give you more time to work with, but it's realistically still too tight for hitting up all of mainland South-East Asia. My suggestion is to focus on the two countries that appeal to you most. Some people will hate me for saying this, but Laos should probably be the first to drop from your list. Don't get me wrong: Laos is a wonderful back-in-time kind of place. I loved the Buddhist calm of Luang Prabang, there's a lot of beautiful nature all around…

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Makha Bucha is a celebration you can only enjoy in Buddhist countries and is therefore celebrated in Laos. This year it falls on the 22nd of February. But what is Makha Bucha? And how is it celebrated? Read all about it on our blog! (Feb 2016) #MakhaBucha #Holiday #Buddhism #Celebration#Travel #Tours #TravelAgent #TravelTip #Laos#SoutheastAsia