Today is Songkran. Just a reminder. Still plenty of time to go.
I haven’t yet had time to go – I will later.
Just back from Songkran. It’s much quieter than usual. But as a result, less rowdy and more fun. There is still plenty of time to go.
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Yet, at least.
Gurney Plaza Christmas ferris wheel – before the hordes descend
It usually rains from Friday night, and continuing through parts of Saturday and Sunday. This is the pattern for at least 80% of weekends. Weekdays are much more likely to be fine. So what do people do when it rains on the weekend? They go to the malls. But as we approach Christmas, the malls have plenty of attractions for children anyway, so rain is not necessary to persuade them to go. Perhaps that’s why we’ve had a sunny morning.
There was a lunch at the Burmese Temple
In the late afternoon / evening is the parade
Tomorrow, Wednesday is Wesak Day, so there will be a parade in the evening in Penang.
A few photos from last year:
Now is a good time to go to Songkran in Penang. In Lorong Burma, off Jalan Kelawei – on the way to Gurney Plaza.