You haven’t experienced Thailand or Songkran unless you’ve spent that time with the locals. I don’t mean the typical antics at the expat hangouts like Pattaya, I mean enjoying this time of year with Thai friends. This is the second year we’ve spent some time at a local street party with Chanya’s friends and just like last year, I was the only farang there.
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Things are looking up for Thailand even without the Songkran new year fun. We may even see some businesses opening up over the next few weeks.
Nature played its hand to give us a watery day one for Songkran even though Songkran has been postponed
It's that special time of year where we can let go of the old to invite in the new for our lives so we head off to our local temple to celebrate Loi Krathong in true Thai style.