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Sak Yant Tattoo Festival – Day One

By |2023-10-17T00:44:11-05:00March 8th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sak Yant Tattoo Festival - Day One.  It is a smagorsbord.  One part carnival, one part tattoo marathon, one part madhouse, and a final part of a supercharged religious awakening.  The Sak Yant Wai Kru Festival takes place every March at the Wat Bang Pra temple outside of Bangkok.    https://youtu.be/u3KdhmCako4 Each year 10,000 people descend [...]

The Walking Dead, Sak Yant Festival, Thailand

By |2022-03-21T11:51:54-05:00June 12th, 2014|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , , |

My pink taxi glided through the trafficless city of Bangkok. It was 530 am, the nexus of the netherworld and the day dwellers. The bargirls huddled with their customers on the street slurping noodles and gulping their last beer before turning in after a long night. Intermixed were the street cleaners and the food hawkers [...]

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