New Year with Reindeer in Thailand

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Happy New Year in Trang, Thailand

They’re still playing Christmas carols here in Thailand.  Do they just not ‘get it’?  Somehow it seems the two year-end holidays–Christmas and New Year–have gotten melded into one, not too surprising since the Christmas of Christians is strictly a borrowed holiday.  I guess there’s nothing wrong with mixing your metaphors, but do reindeer really have anything to do with the New Year?  I guess black-eyed peas would be asking too much…

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