Puthamonthom Park Nakon Pathom

Puthamonthom Park Nakon Pathom

Phutthamonthon park is over 50 years old and is spread over 2500 Rai. It has one of the tallest standing Buddha statue.  Another marble stone building just few meters away is the big marble viharn that has the entire Buddhist canon engraved in 1418 marble steles. Having a spare day and finding out my mate…

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Wat Mettadharmabodhiyan Chinese temple Kanchanaburi

Wat Mettadharmabodhiyan Chinese temple in Kanchanaburi

Wat Mettadharmabodhiyan is a Chinese temple in Kanchanaburi located 20km from Kanchanaburi train station. After a recent motorcycle crash I was encouraged to attend this Chinese buddhist temple in Kanchanaburi to pray and seek protection for my future riding. The main entrance of the wat has large Asian Buddhism wooden statue’s garding the temple. Within…

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ducati Wat Ban Tham Dragon Mouth Temple Kanchanaburi

Wat Ban Tham Dragon Mouth Temple Kanchanaburi

Wat Ban Tham Dragon Mouth Temple Kanchanaburi is somewhere I have personally been wanting to visit for some time, and after one un-successful attempt to find it, I was fortunate to stumble across seeing it yesterday. On a trip to Kanchanaburi, after visiting the Muang Sing Historical Park, I found myself riding around the back…

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Prasat Muang Sing Historical Park Kanchanaburi

Prasat Muang Sing Historical Park Kanchanaburi

Muang Sing Historical Park in located in Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. From the centre of Kanchanaburi it is approximately 25 minutes drive away. It protects the remains of two Khmer temples dating to the 13th and 14th centuries. It was declared a historical park in the late 1980’s. Prasat Mueang  Singh was later…

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Queen Sirikit Forest Garden located in Kaeng Som Maew Queen Sirikit national park

Queen Sirikit Forest Garden

Queen Sirikit Forest Garden located in Kaeng Som Maew Queen Sirikit national park is renowned for it’s collection of flora and fauna. Located approximately 85km from Ratchaburi city, inside you will find many trekking routes to explore the natural beauties of the forest park and flower gardens, as well as the ceramics store run by…

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Maeklong Train Market

Maeklong Train Market exposes unique culture

The Maeklong Railway runs between Wongwian Yai, Bangkok, and Samut Songkhram in central Thailand. Visiting Thailand for the first time, it almost seems quintessential to visit certain things, one of them is the culture of the train markets and none are a better display of this authentic experience than the Maeklong Train Market, south east of the heart of…

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Songkran Ban Pong Ratchaburi

Songkran in Thailand join the amazing chaos

Songkran: a festival celebrating the traditional Thai New Year, held in April and marked by the throwing and sprinkling of water. Now this is the official definition of the festival, which by all accounts sounds like a beautifully unique and spiritual experience, but the reality is further from these sentiments. Reading all the news that…

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Chasing Buddha footprints at Khitchakut Mountain Chanthaburi

Chasing Buddha footprints at Khitchakut Mountain Chanthaburi

The religious pilgrimage to Khitchakut Mountain in Chanthaburi is something that needs to be fulfilled if you have even a small positive feeling towards the Buddhist religion. Stories tell that at the summit of Khitchakut Mountain, located in Chanthaburi province near the Thai-Cambodia border, there is a footprint of Lord Buddha. It is said that…

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Don't expect ancient ruins at Buddha Park Vientiane Laos

Don’t expect ancient ruins at Buddha Park Vientiane Laos

Expecting ancient ruins that match the scale of Ayutthaya in Thailand will leave you sorely disappointed. Buddha Park in Vientiane (Sala Xieng Khoan) on the outskirts of Vientiane, 25 km from the city center, located along the Mekong river. The park contains over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues, but is no bigger than a over sized…

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Tubing in Vang Vieng is still available, the style that Vang Vieng is best known for, the activity that quickly put the small town on the map for backpackers with the invitation of drugs, cheap booze and all night parties is no longer.

The dangerous pursuit of cave tubing in Vang Vieng

Cave tubing in Vang Vieng is still available, though the style of tubing that Vang Vieng has it’s reputation for, the activity that quickly put the small town on the map for backpackers with the invitation of drugs, cheap booze and all night parties is no longer. Since the government put a stop to tubing…

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