Buddhist Art, Culture, Silk and War all in Isaan, Northeast Thailand

Another Way to Experience Wat Po Kham in That Phanom District, Nakhon Phanom Province, Thailand

I have visited and post about Wat Po Kham a number of times. The Ubosot in the grounds of the manastery was written up by Pairoj Samaosorn in his paper “E-sarn Mural Paintings” 1989. And can be…Continue reading


Phra That Prasit, Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom,Thailand, and Silk Nearby

Phra That Prasit Historical Sites & Monuments Located in Amphoe Na Wa, the stupa is designated as a holy place, especially for one born on Thursday. It is believed to grant the wish of working…Continue reading


Wat Pho-Kham, Isaan Murals, That Phanom, Nakhon Phanom

This is yet another of the isaan Mural temples from the Paper by Pairote Samosorn “E-sarn Mural Paintings” 1089. continued here: Wat Pho-Kham, Isaan Murals, That Phanom, Nakhon Phanom…Continue reading


Camp Ruam Chit Chai,Sakon Nakhon,Thailand,809th Engineer Battalion

I first came across mention of Camp Ruam Chit Chai while doing research on the Seri Thai Movement during WWII, and on the Communist Party Of Thailand, and then on American Camps in Isaan, Northeast…Continue reading


One Tambon One Product,OTOP,Art and Culture in Isaan,Northeast Thailand

The One Tambon One Product,OTOP concept which originated in Japan was introduced to Thailand by ex Prime minister, fugitive, convicted felon Thaksin Shinawatra in early 2000. The program is designed…Continue reading


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