Posts Tagged ‘non muang’

Isaan Eateries, The Mekhong River,Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park, and More in Northeast Thailand

Eateries in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand,Yahd Thip Laap Phet Restaurant

Nakhon Phanom is not a bastion of fine dining Mukdahan and Ubon are both better supplied with Vietnamese restaurants, while Nakhon Phanom has perhaps a more sizable Vietnamese population  There are…Continue reading


Sakon Nakhon to Ubon Ratchatani,Thailand and a look at the Mekhong River Winter 2013 Day 1

I left Sakon Nakhon to Mukkdahan en-route to the Mekong River the morning of the 20th of January. Saturday or Sunday mornings are usually nice times to travel as the local Thais are either aslepp…Continue reading


Phu Sa Dok Bua National Park, Isaan,NortheastThailand

I had read in one of the copy and paste websites, aka travel blogs, that there were no English language signs on the road or at the entrance to this park. As I past it somewhat regularly I thought I…Continue reading


Non Muang, Archeological Site, Chumpae, Khon, Kaen, Isaan, Thailand

I last visited about two years ago, but am updating some old blogspot  posts that people have been searching for. You can find the correct location on my Khon Kaen Provice map or view below the…Continue reading


The Hidden University in, Khon Kaen,Thailand

a while back I posted The Many Places to Visit at Mahasarakham University, Thailand pointing out, storifying,  some of the worthwhile sites to visit at that university. Unfortunately the Tourism…Continue reading


Non Muang Ancient Town, Amphor Chumpae,Khon Kaen, Thailand

I recently read in a Travel Blog an article mentioning that Non Muang Ancient Town was hardly worth a visit and there was little there to see.  Having visited it a few years ago I disagreed with the statement, but also was aware that sometimes site are not maintained, so decided to visit on my recent with Larry of Khon Kaen Reirement fame
Luckily the morning we arrived we were allowed to enter the grounds an hour before the 0800 opening time and the visitor center was open for some reason.
Yes there is a well maintained visitor center, as usual in Thai. The 6 excavation pits are well maintained and informative Yes, if you are in the area it is well worth a visit contrary to some reports

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Non Muang, Archeological Site, Chumpae, Khon, Kaen, Isaan, Thailand

I last visited about two years ago, but am updating some old blogspot  posts that people have been searching for. You can find the correct location on my Khon Kaen Provice map or view below the slideshow.  This ancient city in Chumpae, Khon, Kaen, Isaan, Thailand dates back to a couple thousand years ago it is said. I tought it would get a lot more mention online as it is a well done exhibit both grave sites and modern sections.This ancient Chumpae site,85 kilometres from the Khonkaen, is believed to have been inhabited from prehistoric times until at least the 10th century AD. Human skeletons and 3,000-Phra That Kham Kaenyear-old bronze tools have been discovered in the area. This is what is generally copied and pasted on the internet and seems true enough. It is certainly worth the stop if in the area.
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Non Muang, Chumpae, Khon, Kaen, Isaan, Thailand

This ancient city in Chumpae, Khon, Kaen, Isaan, Thailand dates back to a couple thousand years ago it is said.

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Non Muang, Chumpae, Khon, Kaen, Isaan, Thailand