Posts Tagged ‘nong kai’

On Tourism in Northeast,Thailand and more

khmerKhmer ruins of Southern Isaan 29.04.11

Although khmer ruins came be found throughout Isaan there is a string of them stretching through southern Isaan. The provinces of Nakhon Ratchasima, Buriram, Surin, Sisaketand Ubon. Pimai, Phanom…Continue reading

Bangkoks refugees in Isaan Part 1

No Parking for Peons I spent some time this weekend doing a bit of detective work. Originally posted here: Bangkoks refugees in Isaan Part 1…Continue reading

Dinosaurs in Sahatsakhan, Kalasin, Thailand

Both Kalasin and Phu Wiang sport dinosaur museums, Kalasin’s in Sahatsakhan the newer. Last time I was there the museum in Phu Wiang was getting a facelift and I think the body count had reached more…Continue reading

Asalha Puja Phra That Choeng Chum Circumambulating the That, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand 02.08.12

at the end of the day all the monks, well some, and supporters circumambulate the That 3 times before moving to the sala for the all night sit continued here: Asalha Puja Phra That Choeng Chum…Continue reading

Chiang Khan, Loei along the Mekhong to Sri Chiangmai, nong Khai 25.11.11, an Isaan Journey

I got out of “khao san road on the mekhong” aka Chiang Khan as soon as I photographed pseudo pindabaht and stopped at Keang Khut Ku for a might fine cup of espresso and some shots of the rocks in the…Continue reading

Just another Isaan Moment from Northeast Thailand on 04.12.12

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On the left Ajahn Thate a senior disciple of Ajahn Mun. His was the 1st funeral I attended in Thailand in January of 1996 at Wat Hin Mahk Paeng in Nong Khai Province,a time well before cell phones and digital cameras. A time when manners were not so rare in Thailand.
It is that time of year that has all sorts of implications. It is the first lunar month on the Buddhist calendar and the last on the Christian calendar.  The 5th of December marks the 85th birthday of Bhumibol Adulyadej Rama IX, the king of Thailand. I will observe the event by going to my local parish Wat Pa Klanf Nong Phu in Phanna Nikkom, Sakon Nakhon, Thailand.
Next week it is off to Khon Kaen to visit some friend there to include visiting friends from Canada. Hopefully the new Samsung Galaxy Camera will be in my hands by then and well into the test drive state.