It's been around 8 months or so since the coronavirus became a present issue. I thought I was just getting an extra week of spring break but it turned into a quarantine. At the start, it was difficult because when you went to the grocery stores they were always out of toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Canned food was always missing from the shelves. Oh yeah, we also had no school now. Well, in-person school at least. We now learn online and have google meets or zoom calls. It's very frustrating with my bad internet. Its pretty weird having to wear a mask everywhere now I don't really like it. The corona has really affected my life because sports are being affected everywhere. I hope that we find a cure soon.
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Hello friend, it is (your name) and I hope this letter finds you in peace and prosperity. I would like to discuss some cultural aspects of my day to day life for you to get a clear understanding of my culture. Some traditions/holidays that have occurred or are coming up include Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not everyone chooses to celebrate these holidays but they are popularized in the U.S. The one that I personally resonate with is Christmas. This holiday surrounds gift giving, food, and having a positive spirit. For my family's and others, leading up to this holiday we watch movies, festive crafts and even pick out a Christmas to be the center piece of our house. Around this time, when getting into the spirit, some many choose to decorate their house with a Christmas theme in mind. Overall holidays are a fun way to feel connected and grateful for your loved ones. I hope I will soon hear about your special cultural aspects and traditions.
Sincerely, (your name)
Well this really depends on your community and environment so the answer is broad but focuses on American traditions. I kinda spoke from personal memories but use this as a guide line and fill in spots that resonate with you.
Hi my Friend!
I hope you are fine today. New Year has passed but our country is getting ready for another sets of celebration. January is a month of colorful festivals here in the Southeast Asia. I am currently in the Philippines with my family to witness their devotion and celebration of their patron, baby Jesus or much known as Sto. Niño. Sto. Niño (Baby Jesus) is recognized by many places here in the Philippines such as Cebu, Bulacan, Iloilo, Manila, Aklan and Agusan. Almost all archipelagos in the Philippines are involved.
One of the best and international recognized festival is knows as Sinulog Festival, which is being celebrated in the heart of Visayas, Cebu City. You can expect people to fill up the streets, while they are dancing their hearts out wearing their colorful costumes and smiles. When you get tired of dancing, you can watch the big and grand float parades which involves biggest firms, personalities and institutions in the country. The float parade is a contest and it involves big prizes for the participants. There are also trade fares which features Cebu’s finest products, which you cannot see or buy anywhere but in Cebu only. Sinulog is always grand and being considered as one of Cebu’s finest tourist attraction.
Another is what we call, Ati-Atihan. Ati-Atihan is being celebrated in Kalibo, Aklan which is in Visayas group of islands. It is being celebrated every 3 rd week of January, along with other Sto. Niño feasts. The difference of this festivals among other festivals tourists can participates and dance along with other street dancers in their grand costumes. What tourists can get from this is the actual experience of the ethnic people from the ancient times. The dancing being executed on the streets are from the culture and beliefs of “Ati” people how they worshipped baby Jesus since the Spanish Era, more than a century ago. Aside from the dancing, tourists can enjoy various programs that are being prepared by the local government with known Filipino celebrities. There are beauty pageants,
bazaars, food stalls and Hydro / Disco night everywhere. This is surely one event that a traveller shouldn’t miss when he visits the Philippines during these times.
The Philippines Festivals only shows that Filipino people has a rich culture that would make everyone smile and learn. These events provide unforgettable experiences to those who would be willing to a part of it. Hopefully, you can come here someday to witness these grand and happy festivals.
I'm sorry it's so bad but I hope it's somewhat helpful.
I wish you the best of luck and have a great rest of your day/night luv <3
21 balloons is the story of professor william sherman's travels.
in 1883, he set off from san francisco for a balloon ride over the pacific and was found a month later floating with 21 balloons in the atlantic ocean. this seemed an astounding feat and everyone wanted to know what had happened.
professor sherman was loyal, however, and said he would tell his tale first to the western american explorers club in san francisco, of which he was a member. this built up suspense for several chapters before he began to tell of the wonders of his adventures and the amazing island of krakatoa, an island which had just been blown up by a volcano.
the residents of krakatoa are all millionaires who live under a "gourmet government" of their own devising. we get to see all the incredible adventures that creative people with unlimited resources would create according to the author.