Saturday at the Mukdahan Birthday celebration would have been an absolute bust if not for the Phu Tai exhibit.
Archive for September, 2012
Many Vietnamese people have settled in the towns and villages along the Mekong River in Northeast Thailand, Isaan, For some time in the early 20th century Ho Chi Minh resided in the Nakhon Phanom area in the early 20th century. Nong Khai, That Phanom and Mukdahan have,for years had large Vietnamese populations , along the left bank of the Mekong.
The park situated behind the Ploy Hotel is a relatively small, but well supplied with exercise and child play equipment. The reservoir not anything special, but it is clean and free of debris. The walking jogging track in good shape as was the equipment.
Golden Jubilee Commemoration Park, Mukdahan, Thailand 28.09.12
From 270912 birthday You know your ceremony has gotten boring when the Governor starts to play “Angry Birds” So many of these ceremonies start off with a story about the spirits and making offerings and are then followed by a bit more spirit stuff followed by a bit of dancing and then the monks arrive to give the whole thing some religious aspect. Why the head monk of the Province arrived
There is Spirit stuff, Government stuff, Thai Buddhist stuff as well, but the Dancing is what veryone wants to see So here you go.
Isaan Dancing at the Mukdahan Birthday Kickoff 27.09.12 0740h
The morning started off a bit rainy, but slowed to occasional drop or 2. This morning video turned out quite nice if I say so myself. Have discovered that the morning ceremony will be taking place at the shrine on the river at 0700h.
Mukdahan, Thailand Good Morning and Happy Birthaday
Up the street from the Hua Nam Hotel just Past the Chinese shrine is the little Restaurant. It’s name is Doa or Hua, but you can easiest recognize it from the photos in the album, or go to the Picasa Album and view the map, or go to my Mukdahan Map. The sell generally Thai food to include quaiytiow and stuff, but do have a few nearly Vietnamese entrees
Vietnam Noodle and Food, Mukdahan, Thailand 27.09.1. It