Comments on: Songkran 2009 Revisited http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/ Wed, 10 Feb 2010 10:33:51 +0700 hourly 1 By: Tool Miser http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-9335 Tool Miser Sat, 02 Jan 2010 23:09:03 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-9335 Nice job with this article. I recently posted something along these lines for a new squidoo lens. I will bookmark this blog for future references. Nice job with this article. I recently posted something along these lines for a new squidoo lens. I will bookmark this blog for future references.

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By: MALCOLM http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-7138 MALCOLM Sat, 16 May 2009 13:57:03 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-7138 Talen. as you may have read in a past post , I have alway hated Songron, but this year gave it a shot and had a great time next year will take the truck out for the water fight of the century ha ha , glad you enjoyed yourself . By the way great pics too. Malcolm <abbr><em>MALCOLMs last blog post..<a href="http://malcolmandciejay.blogspot.com/2009/05/little-known-fact.html" rel="nofollow">A LITTLE KNOWN FACT</a></abbr></em> Talen. as you may have read in a past post , I have alway hated Songron, but this year gave it a shot and had a great time next year will take the truck out for the water fight of the century ha ha , glad you enjoyed yourself . By the way great pics too. Malcolm

MALCOLMs last blog post..A LITTLE KNOWN FACT

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By: Catherine http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-7137 Catherine Sat, 16 May 2009 09:08:41 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-7137 I used to snub Songkran. But after coming to Thailand since '94, then moving here several years back, I finally had a taste this year. Truthfully, it didn't count as I hid with my camera behind glass. Well, except for the time when the neighbour kids announted me with powder. But not next year. Just this past week I convinced friends from the UK to fly out to join me as next year I'm getting a camera protector and I'm wading in. Bring it on I say. Bring it on... <abbr><em>Catherines last blog post..<a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/womenlearnthai/PKcd/~3/YnvoxPp9Cb4/" rel="nofollow">Google Books: Thai Learning Resources</a></abbr></em> I used to snub Songkran. But after coming to Thailand since ‘94, then moving here several years back, I finally had a taste this year.

Truthfully, it didn’t count as I hid with my camera behind glass. Well, except for the time when the neighbour kids announted me with powder.

But not next year. Just this past week I convinced friends from the UK to fly out to join me as next year I’m getting a camera protector and I’m wading in.

Bring it on I say. Bring it on…

Catherines last blog post..Google Books: Thai Learning Resources

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By: Mike http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-7136 Mike Sat, 16 May 2009 07:08:29 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-7136 Ben thats why I stay at home and don't inflict my misery on others! <abbr><em>Mikes last blog post..<a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheTeflDon/~3/W0WtOq-i0bc/thai-gardenweekly-update-7.html" rel="nofollow">Thai Garden:Weekly Update (7).</a></abbr></em> Ben thats why I stay at home and don’t inflict my misery on others!

Mikes last blog post..Thai Garden:Weekly Update (7).

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By: Ben Shingleton http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-7135 Ben Shingleton Sat, 16 May 2009 05:06:26 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-7135 Haha - misery guts farang who are on the streets deserve to get wet, friggin hilarious. As you say, what do they expect???? <abbr><em>Ben Shingletons last blog post..<a href="http://thaigardendesign.typepad.com/landscaping/2009/05/garden-ideas-thailand.html" rel="nofollow">Choosing a pattern for your Thai garden</a></abbr></em> Haha – misery guts farang who are on the streets deserve to get wet, friggin hilarious. As you say, what do they expect????

Ben Shingletons last blog post..Choosing a pattern for your Thai garden

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By: Talen http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-7134 Talen Sat, 16 May 2009 01:52:49 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-7134 I do think it can go a bit too far in Pattaya and Bangkok but all in all if you are in the right frame of mind good fun can be had. Although up in Issan it was mostly water fights there was still a lot of tradition to be had from dancing to temple visits. I do think it can go a bit too far in Pattaya and Bangkok but all in all if you are in the right frame of mind good fun can be had.

Although up in Issan it was mostly water fights there was still a lot of tradition to be had from dancing to temple visits.

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By: Mike http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-7133 Mike Sat, 16 May 2009 01:30:51 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-7133 Put me in the same camp as Dan. But each to his own. You certainly seemed to enjoy yourself and I am certainly not against that. Its just a pity that the real meaning/values of Songkarn seem to have got lost somewhere. <abbr><em>Mikes last blog post..<a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheTeflDon/~3/1kO4hy1jpNM/thailands-groovy-dr-death.html" rel="nofollow">Thailands Groovy Dr Death.</a></abbr></em> Put me in the same camp as Dan. But each to his own. You certainly seemed to enjoy yourself and I am certainly not against that.

Its just a pity that the real meaning/values of Songkarn seem to have got lost somewhere.

Mikes last blog post..Thailands Groovy Dr Death.

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By: BangkokDan http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/2009/05/14/songkran-2009-revisited/comment-page-1/#comment-7132 BangkokDan Fri, 15 May 2009 03:33:38 +0000 http://thailandlandofsmiles.com/?p=1799#comment-7132 Songkran's a pain. I hate Songkran and try to avoid it whenever possible. Either leaving the country or locking our family into the house. The should have designated battle zones. Best Songkrans are when it's raining - like the rather cold rain some years ago. The streets were safe, all the trouble makers were freezing their arse off. <abbr><em>BangkokDans last blog post..<a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/absolutelybangkok/~3/6iXdzNmTlfc/" rel="nofollow">Thaksin, The European</a></abbr></em> Songkran’s a pain. I hate Songkran and try to avoid it whenever possible.

Either leaving the country or locking our family into the house.

The should have designated battle zones.

Best Songkrans are when it’s raining – like the rather cold rain some years ago.

The streets were safe, all the trouble makers were freezing their arse off.

BangkokDans last blog post..Thaksin, The European

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