Kids flinging water for Songkran
Songkran, or Thai New Year is celebrated all over the world by Thai immigrants. This photo was taken at the festival in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Marie lives in Auckland, New Zealand but was born in the United States and is a dual-national. She has lived in five countries altogether but sees New Zealand as her real home base. She loves travel, and living in multi-cultural Auckland is the next best thing to being out there.