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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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.
It is a common sight around Thailand to see local temples hold large fêtes and this week it is time for our local Wat to hold theirs.
Monday the 12th of August is the Thailand national mothers day holiday so I took our girls out to lunch.