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Monthly Photos April 2011

Photos taken by ILCAA staff and associates are posted here once a month; most of them are taken during their field research in Asia and Africa.

(The copyright belongs to the photographers.)

Songkran in Chiang Mai

The Songkran (from Sanskrit saṃkramaṇa “the passage of the sun into a new zodiac sign) festival is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year’s Day from 13 to 15 April.
Especially in Chaing Mai city in northern Thailand, they enjoy throwing water each other. Some parade around the moat of Chaing Mai on pick up trucks with water tanks.

14 APR 2005
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Photograph by Ryoko Nishii

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