Thai new year you cannot walk down the street without getting drenched , great fun for all ages , big smiles on everyone’s faces for days after , its a must for any traveller , Chiang mai is the place to be .
The most obvious celebration of Songkran is the throwing of water upon others. Thais roam the streets with containers of water or water guns. In addition, many Thais will have small bowls of beige colored talc sold cheaply and mixed with water which is then smeared on the faces and bodies of random passerbys as a blessing for the new year.
canon eos 40d