Songkran Arrangements – 2015

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Songkran Sasquatch

 

Hey Guys,

We wanted to let you all know the plans we have made for Songkran! We have booked a restaurant close to the school where we will hold our party. We will provide a full lunch and some soft drinks. This location can be used as your base for the day, you are welcome to come and go as you please.

Name of Restaurant: 
Baan Satanee

Location: 100 meters down the road from XploreAsia Office on Nabkehardt Road on the same side of the road.
 
Menu: Buffet Style
  • French Fries
  • Fried Chicken
  • Papaya Salad
  • Egg Fried Rice
  • Coconut Soup with Chicken
  • Chicken with Cashew Nuts
  • Fried Vegetables
  • Fish Cakes
  • White Rice
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Drinking water
  • Pepsi
Beer and other Sodas are available to be paid for by students.

Students should not bring beer or soda from outside the restaurant but if they want to they can buy liquor and bring it


Transport Schedule

  • Blue Team Soi’s will walk to the restaurant themselves as it is close by the office.
  • Red Team Suchaya House pickup 9:30AM
  • Yellow Team Baan Ton Mai Pickup 10:30AM
  • Party starts at 11AM
  • Lunch served at 12 noon
  • Songtao Red Team Depart for Suchaya 4:30PM
  • Songtao Yellow Team Depart for Baan Ton Mai 5:30PM

If you want to make your own way home before these times you can do so.


Preparation and Safety during Songkran

  • Keep valuables in ziploc bags sealed. Everything not in the bag will get wet.
  • You can buy waterproof pouches from 7/11 or similar for around 20-40 Baht.
  • Wear dark or colourful shirts.
  • Stay together. No one should wander off alone. Use the buddy system.
  • Stay hydrated. Drink lots of water.
  • Wear sunblock and hats and sunglasses
  • Be aware that Thai people will often come up and touch you and smear powder on you. People should be aware of this and avoid.
  • Please be aware of the amount of alcohol you consume. We want you to have fun but most importantly we want you to be safe.
  • Mike is No. 1 target for ice cold water.

Love,
The XploreAsia Team

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