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April 22, 2011

 
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Thai Tuk Tuk Passengers Cower From Water Gun Attack Songkran Festival - Bangkok, Thailand - Daily Travel Photos
(Bangkok, Thailand)
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Thai tuk-tuk passengers cower in terror from a barrage of water-gun attacks during Songkran.

Through all three days of water fights, the position you see above was the default posture of terror among tuk-tuk passengers. Strangely, Thais know it's Songkran, yet, inconceivably, they still choose to take an open-air tuk-tuk instead of a closed taxi.

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Songkran Water Fight Foreign Tourists Inside Tuk-Tuk Under Attack - Bangkok, Thailand - Daily Travel Photos
(Bangkok, Thailand)
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Foreign tourists suffer heavy casualties in their tuk-tuk during Songkran.

Tourists, on the other hand, don't know any better about which transportation to take. Many come to Bangkok even without the knowledge that a festival is ongoing. They find out soon enough why they should've taken the fully enclosed taxi instead of a tuk-tuk.

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Foreign Tourists Under Heavy Water Attack Inside Their Tuk-Tuk - Bangkok, Thailand - Daily Travel Photos
(Bangkok, Thailand)
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Foreign tourists assume the cowering position under heavy water attack during Songkran.

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Songkran Water Fight Tuk-Tuk Attack - Bangkok, Thailand - Daily Travel Photos
(Bangkok, Thailand)
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A passing tuk-tuk is assaulted by a helmeted Thai bandit during Songkran.

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