Sunday , 18 August 2019

Sukhothai

Songkran in Sukhothai and Phrae

Songkran was officially over in Bangkok (13-15 April) but other provinces have delayed starts. In keeping with Thai tradition, we take a drive to Si Samrong Sukhothai to spend some time with mothers family. As Chai and Jep came along with us, we also took a run further north to Phrae which is where Jep grew up. Although the temps …

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    Chanya’s Cousin gets Married

    The main reason we took the trip up to Sukhothai was to see Chanya’s Cousin get married. It was a 90-minute drive from our house in Si Samrong, but in true Thai tradition, it was a festive occasion. One thing that seemed to come across to me as a complete outsider is the procession where the groom goes to take the …

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