marks the change-over to a a new year on the Thai-Bhuddist's traditional lunar
Come April 13 and it's time for spiritual cleansing - and a public soaking to give everyone a fresh start.
Aside from a sudden peak in traffic deaths - for reasons like 'getting a bucket of water in one's face
while transporting an intoxicated crowd of revellers' - it's all in good fun, very non-agressive,
loving and playful - Thais know how to party hearty...'Sanuk' is what they call it.
One advise: Leave your camera at home - unless it's 100% waterproof.
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The less wet sides of Songkran are available on request
- For now don't forget:
Better Soaked than Sorry !