This year was the first year where I spent my birthday in the sun. It was surreal, really. I'm used to hot chocolates and everyone telling me by text message that they wish me a happy birthday, and that they really wish they could party with me, but alas, they are broke/studying/cold/all of the above. This year was something different. Instead, a bevy of strange people got supremely high and danced into the night somewhere outside of Bangkok.
Birthdays are best spent with people you know and love. As I could not find anyone on this continent who might fit into the aforementioned category, I alternatively spent it like this: