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Empty Bridge

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“Empty Bridge” / Shot with Nokia N70 Mobile Phone

After hang out with my friend on Friday Night (actually after 2 am on Saturday morning), this shot was taken on the way back to my home. This empty roadway is Rama VIII Bridge . The bridge cross the Chao Phraya River and connect between Thonburi side and Phra Nakhon side. On the weekend night you can see the orange light from cable of the bridge. Around Rama VIII Bridge, there are many restaurant on both side of the river. You can enjoy your meal with the sight of the river and the bridge.

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Loy Krathong

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“Loy Krathong Festival” / Shot with Olympus µ 840

Yesterday was Loy Krathong Day, the full moon of 12th month in Thai lunar calendar or in November of western calendar. Loy Krathong Festival is held throughout the city, the main attraction area is along the Chao Phrya River around Rama VIII Bridge. The festival is held to apologise and thank the Goddess of Water or Phra Mae Khongkha. Many people believe that floating of Krathong will float the bad luck away from them and create a good luck. Another activitiy of this day is the beauty contest of “Nang Noppamas”, the first wife of Sukhothai King who was the first to float decorated Krathong. In this modern day, Loy Krathong Day is also Thai Valentine Day of teenager.

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