I was unfortunate to have caught a cold just a few days before the long Songkran holidays started. But that didn't stop me from having a good time; I managed to get myself drenched and enjoyed the festival with friends, even if just for a day. (Thai belief has it that if you don't get wet during Songkran, you'll be jinxed for the rest of the year; I was determined to escape that fate!)
Photo by Jeremy Villasis
Even if your gaydar is still on the amateur level, you could tell that Bangkok was full gay visitors who flew in from all over the world especially to join in the Songkran holidays. It is the time of the year to enjoy the merry-making and show it off on Facebook, particularly when they joined the water war on Silom Road.
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