Stations of the Cross

Thailand April 16, 2014 00:00

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The Roman Catholic community in Chanthaburi holds the traditional Good Friday ceremony, Way of the Cross at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception this Friday starting at 5pm.

This annual rite marks and commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.
An uphill battle
Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei will play host to a trail running competition on May 4. The runners will complete 9 kilometres of nature terrain, 5.5km of which involve up-hill running. With peaks 1,316 metres above the sea level, Phu Kradueng National Park is famous with young campers who negotiate the high paths to pitch their tents in the pine forest on the top of the mountain. For more information, call (042) 871 333 or email
Perfect pairings
Enjoy the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers' monthly wine and cheese event on Friday at Sabal Bar & Grill from 6.30 to 8.30pm. For Bt599 per person you get an array of gourmet cheeses coupled with free-flow Australian wines. For the convenience of wine buffs, the hotel has a shuttle boat available at Taksin BTS station. Call (02) 266 9214.
Aleenta gets “The Edge”
Aleenta Phuket takes a high-end gourmet move with the introduction of The Edge. This chic and stylish restaurant is perched on greater Phuket’s best-kept secret, pristine Natai beach in Phang Nga. Orchestrated by Chef Jean Louis Leon, The Edge is designed to be a fun place to dine. It promises foodies world-class gourmet menus built around the freshest locally sourced ingredients, organic produce, innovation and artistic presentation. Visit