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Mid-Autumn Moonlit Magic

September 19th, 2008   •   2 comments   

The Mid-Autumn, Mooncake or Lantern Festival always carries special meaning for me. It is one of those occasions where you just simply have to be out at night to soak in the sights, sounds, scents and sweetness (mooncakes!) of that savoury festival where we commemorate the harvest of autumn. In Singapore, the celebrations inevitably revolve around the Singapore River, and that was where our extended family decided to venture after an awesome dinner (and fine wine to boot).

The moon was bright and round that night. Apparently, it was even rounder and bigger the next day (ba yue shi liu).

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