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09_D3A9599 Songkran 04

Bangkok, Thailand, 13. April. 2008

Celebration of Songkran (Thai new year) on the streets of Bangkok.

Songkran Festival, April 12-15, is the traditional Thai New Year. This is the time for Thais to pay homage to Buddha images, clean their houses, and sprinkle water on their elders in a show of respect. Anyone who ventures out on the streets is likely to get a thorough dousing of water, all in good fun, but also quite welcome at the peak of the hot season.

 

 

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Uploaded on April 14, 2008