Chinese New Year 2019 / วันตรุษจีน 2562 ประวัติวันตรุษจีน

Happy Chinese New Year! Thailand, and particularly places like Phuket where I live, has a very large Thai-Chinese population stemming from migrations in the late 19th century who arrived to work in the tin mines. My tiny lane just to the north of the historical district of the provincial capital has several Chinese clan shrines which have been setting off fireworks every hour since yesterday … Continue reading Chinese New Year 2019 / วันตรุษจีน 2562 ประวัติวันตรุษจีน