Year's, Thai People like to Travel and
Anglanapiwat from Thailand
has many holidays, and all Thais wait for their
holidays, hoping to have time to take a rest after
working hard for a long time. There is one holiday
that is three days long, April 13-15. We call it
"Thai New Year."
Pattaya Beach is a favorite travel spot
on the Thai New Year.
holiday is the time for young people to show love
to persons whom they respect.
activities in this holiday depend on each family,
but they usually go to visit their families and
enjoy spending time together.
spend their holidays relaxing at travel spots. All
of Thailand is filled with travelers and their
families at that time. Some well-known places are
waterfalls such as Nam Tok Saw Noi, beaches such as
Pattaya Beach, and islands such as Phuket Island.
Thai New Year is a good time for all children to
show how much love they have for their parents. We
have an occasion on which children give some
flowers to their parents and then pour some water
on them, or they pour some on their grandparents'
hands. We call it "Rod Nam Dam Hua."
do other fun things. For example, we play with
others by pouring some water on them to get them
wet. It is a way for adolescent boys and girls to
have fun. Youngsters
enjoy these activities; however, they realize this
holiday is a day for the family. Thai New Year is
not just a holiday. It's a day to show our love. It
is a day worth waiting for, isn't it?
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