Songkran / สงกรานต์

Today is the start of the three-day Songkran Festival (Tesakan Songkran — เทศกาลสงกรานต์,) which is the Thai New Year (2018 is year BE 2561). This means that I actually have a few days off from work as well! In recent years, Songkran has strayed from its iconic rituals of lightly sprinkling water on Buddha statues and the young and elderly, representing purification and the washing away of … Continue reading Songkran / สงกรานต์