Festivals and Celebrations of the World – A Photo Story

Most of the time when Deb and I travel it is to see the country and meet the people. But we always seem to stumble across crazy festivals that never cease to amaze us.

From Thaipusam in Malaysia to the 500yr anniversary of the town of Hampi in India, we seem to have the knack of being in the right place at the right time. Below are just 5 of the crazy festivals we have been lucky enough to experience. Hope you enjoy.

Festivals of the World

Thaipusam- Batu Caves, Malaysia

Thaipusam in Malaysia pilgrim with spikes

pulling chariot with hooks at Thaipusam in Malaysia

Songkran- Chaing Mai, Thailand

getting wet at thailand's songkran festival

Tuk tuk Drives through water being thrown at Sonkran

Holi- Mathura, India

The colours fly at Holi festival

young girl at holi festival in India

Adams Peak Pilgrimage- Ratnapura, Sri Lanka

Praying at beginning of Adams Peak Pilgrimage

relax and celebrate at top of Adams Peak Pilgrimage

Hampi 500yr Anniversary- Hampi, India

Waiting for the celebrations to begin!

Waiting for the Hampi celebrations to begin!

The Hampi Festival celebration is in full swing!

The 500th anniversary of Hampi is in full swing!

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