Royal Barge Procession on Mae Nam Chao Phraya

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  1. kwai
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    On Oct 22 there will be a procession conducted from the Thewet area down to Wat Arun.

    Government release here.

    To be noted:

    Also there will be practices sporadically before then, with dress rehearsals on Oct 13 and Oct 18.

    See here.

     
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    I saw a video of a previous procession while visiting the Royal Barge museum back in March. I wish I could make it to Bangkok for the event.
     
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    I wish I could get a 70-200 F2.8 lens for this event. :(
     
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    2012 rehersal schedule is ongoing:
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    Please be aware that during the days of rehearsal mentioned above the express boat and all river traffic will sieze operations from 11:00 AM until 6:30 PM
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    "all river traffic will sieze" ???

    did you mean all river traffic will cease?
     
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    Yes, thank you for the clarification! ... I feel like saying "I is a college student"!!! :)
     

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