China - New Year's Greetings (January 10, 2019)

Happy Chinese New Year (春节) 2019

Happy Chinese New Year! Thailand, and particularly places like Phuket where I live, has a very large Thai-Chinese population stemming from migrations in the late 19th century who arrived to work in the tin mines. My tiny lane just to the north of the historical district of the provincial capital has several Chinese clan shrines which have been setting off fireworks every hour since yesterday … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year (春节) 2019