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Happy (Chinese) New Year

Here in Thailand there are 3 New Years to celebrate …the western one on January 1, the traditional Thai one at Songkran, and because of the large number of Thais with an ethnic Chinese background, the recent Chinese New Year. … Continue reading

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Happy (Chinese) New Year.

There is no shortage of reasons to party in Thailand, with 3 New Years to celebrate ! This week is of course the Chinese New Year, and all roads lead to Chinatown …. It’s the Year of the Dog now, … Continue reading

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More of Chinese New Year

Well, I ended up going over to Chinatown with my friend. It did n’t seem as crowded as last year, perhaps because we spent a lot of time down the back alleys away from the crowds. Even though she is … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year

Or, today’s post is brought to you by the colour “red” …. No prizes for guessing whereabouts in Bangkok I was yesterday ! I went across to Chinatown to get some photos without the crush of people that will be … Continue reading

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Kids, don’t try this at home !

While walking past one of the “People’s Democratic Reform Committee” anti-government protest sites here in Bangkok the other day some pickup trucks arrived, full of lion heads, drums and dancers. They were obviously going to provide the entertainment in between … Continue reading

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