This amazingly symmetrical Monthong durian has split due to ripeness and has more segments than I’ve ever seen in this variety!
A 39.5kg jackfruit!
The bottom word says Chanthaburi (จันทบุรี).
Nice use of pineapple skins to make the dragons!
Designed with local produce including cabbage, rambutan, corn, tomato, santol, mangosteen, and snake fruit.
Speed eating. You eat what your blindfolded partner feeds you after they peel it blindfolded!
Prize winning durian, jackfruit and snake fruit.
Prize winning fruit. Durian, snake fruit and mangosteen
Buddha float mostly decorated with rambutan.
I’m not sure if this is supposed to be the king, or why the figure has a camera, sticks of dynamite and 2 large dogs.
Festival float featuring a frog/toad with durian.
Festival float: We see hawks flying along the Chanthaburi River when we do the cruise to the ocean.
What bike racks were made for…a bunch of coconuts!
Festival float: A very small population of dugongs still inhabit the east side of the Gulf of Thailand.
The sweetest pineapples on the planet!
A Chedi (aka stupa) (featured on this float) is a mound-like or semi-hemispherical structure containing Buddhist relics, typically the ashes of Buddhist monks, used by Buddhists as a place of meditation.