Songkran in Chiang Mai April 19th 2012 Suk san wan Songkran (Happy Songkran day)
Today, I'll tell you all about the Thai new year, also called Songkran, that I spent in Chiang Mai in the north west of Thailand. They say that Chiang Mai is the best place to spend this festival and... this is probably true!
Songkran is well known for the water fights that take place, but there is a lot more than that: processions, ceremonies, s ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai 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
My name is Melissa. I'm French, but I lived in England for 3 years, and I loved it, so in my head, I'm a bit English too!
I want to travel since I'm a kid, and now that I'm 30, I decided that it was going to be now or never, so it will be now! So I'm on my way to the south east Asia and maybe more.
I don't really have a plan, so I will let the wind decide to where I go!
I love taking pictures (I would love live from that, but I'm not sure I'm good enough yet, but I'm practicing!), so there wi... full info