Songkran festival on Samui April 13th 2012 We were told "the place to be" for songkran festival was Chiang Mai, and Samui has a smaller, lamer version of the water festival..the Thai new year, but I'm not sure how it could get much bigger than Chewang beach's festival! It took almost an hour to get into town today because of the holiday, and every 10 feet there is a crowd with a hose and a water barrel, water guns and basins soaki ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Samui A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
Laura and Sean, 40-something medical professionals, have taken the three kids, ages 7, 10 and 12, on our first adventure to Thailand in April 2012.
Laura is now in the Czech republic with Junior Team Canada as team physician at the world Ball Hockey Championships.... full info