Songkran in Khao Lak

Songkran in Khao Lak

For 1 day on the 13th day of April every year, the festival of Songkran is celebrated throughout the Khao Lak region. Songkran is Thailand’s New Year, with the current year being 2562 BE (Buddhist Era). This form of calendar corresponds precisely with that applying to...
Weather in Khao Lak – 13 April 2019

Weather in Khao Lak – 13 April 2019

13 April, 2019.The Khao Lak centre is, literally, awash with Songkran celebrations. The weather gods sent the region a fine and sunny day, so being drenched by cold by revelers water turned out to be a relief! The clouds did get together, however, in the early...
Weather in Khao Lak – 12 April 2019

Weather in Khao Lak – 12 April 2019

12 April, 2019.Tomorrow is Songkran in Khao Lak and preparations are coming to an end in the main Bang Niang street. The Khao Lak weather prediction is for sunny periods with thunderstorms in the afternoon. Today was mostly sunny and hot.Top temperature:...
Weather in Khao Lak – 11 April 2019

Weather in Khao Lak – 11 April 2019

11 April, 2019.Today would have to go down as a stinker of a hot day in the the Khao Lak centre. Luckily, I spent most of it in an air-conditioned office, then an air-conditioned ice-cream shop, the Gelato Italiano, near Bang Niang Beach.Top temperature:...
Weather in Khao Lak – 10 April 2019

Weather in Khao Lak – 10 April 2019

10 April, 2019.The Khao Lak temperature was so hot during the night, that only for the second time since I moved to Thailand in 2011, did I have the air-conditioner on! The day also felt particularly hot. The photo shows early preparations for Songkran, which in Khao...