Songkran on Khao Sarn Road 2004 Part 1

Songkran on Khao Sarn Road 2004 - April 15, 2004

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The center of the water-throwing frenzy in Bangkok is around Khao Sarn Road. Here is a taste of what it's like to be there...



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Water tank for a water gun shaped like a giant cell phone


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Revelers smear each other with talcum powder



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Khao Sarn Road is normally a haven for foreign backpackers, but on Songkran Thais outnumber the tourists 100 to 1.


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Buckets of water fly across the crowd


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Entrance to Khao Sarn Road with a black paddy wagon as a warning to rowdy people


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Entrance to Khao Sarn Road--no talcum powder or bottles of water from outside could be brought in.


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Outside of Khao Sarn Road, the crowds cover themselves with wet talcum powder


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(Photo: 2Bangkok.com)

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