The Annual Thai New Year Water Battle

As we rode the tuk-tuk through the sticky afternoon air from the Hat Yai bus station to our hotel we were bombarded. Attacked. Helpless victims of the nation-wide Songkran water fight.

Laughing, the locals soaked us. Drenched to the bone. We traveled the streets through a storm of supersoakers. Dripping, we check-in to the hotel. I glance at PT, his eyes hold that laughing, mischievous spark that is so contagious.

We enlist, take up arms, and with child-like excitement, join the water war!

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Phrae

Party time! The guy in the red shirt delivers rice whiskey to houses in those clear plastic bags… And of course he joins us for a few rounds 🙂

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