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TRIPLE TROUBLE

We sent Matt Munro to photograph three risky places this issue

To shoot Songkran (see below) I needed to wrap my whole camera in layers of clingfilm, and also to wear wrap-around glasses, as everyone thought it was fun to play ‘soak the photographer’ with high-powered water pistols.

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