Loy Krathong 2011 Chiang Mai Parade

Sawadee Khrap

Friday 11th was Loy Krathong and the big evening parade.  I went with Mohamed, Pea and managed to get some good shots.  _MG_8074As usual I didn’t stay for the whole parade, it was slow coming and I only stayed for the first half or so – my back was really starting to hurt from all the standing.  Anyway here are some examples and be sure and check out the

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Flood Relief Concert–Shan-Wat Pa Pao

Sawadee Khrap

Last week at Wat Pa Pao they held a concert to raise money for the BKK flood relief.  I stopped by for a little while to get some quick photos.  Met Wit and a couple of his friends there and we had a bit to eat before the show started. 

It is very refreshing to see the guys_MG_7896 putting on makeup and lipstick to get ready to go to the show.  It is normal for Shan boys to wear lipstick and power at any of these events.


Many Shan showed up at the temple for the concert and I got some photos but as I said earlier I didn’t stay very long so I don’t have a big



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