Long Live The King!!! It is a time to remember his love for the Thai people and and commitment towards the people of Thailand. Wishing HM The King Bhumibol Adulyadej many more years of Good Health and Happiness:-) Long Live The King and Happy Father Day!!!
Sea Gypsy Woman at Rawai Beach (Phuket) Phuket has a population of 335 913 (31st Dec 2009) and the residents of Phuket consist of Thai, Muslim, Thai-Chinese and sea gypsies (chao leh in Thai). The sea gypsies are one of the most interesting sections of the population on Phuket. Sea Gypsy Village (Rawai Beach, Phuket) [...]
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Long Neck Karen Woman (Kayan Village, Mae Hong Son) Finally, I managed to meet the long necked women in Mae Hong Son province, northern Thailand. I can vividly remember the first time I saw an image of a long neck Karen woman when I attended a themed exhibition titled” Endurance Beauty” at Muzium Negara, National [...]
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Miss Loy Krathong (Bangkok) – Miss Phenthip Kasayakorn Loy Krathong is considered one of Thailand’s most beautiful festivals. It is celebrated on the twelfth lunar month when Thai people pay tribute to the Goddess of the River (Chao Mae Kongka).?? The highlight of the festival will be the most beautiful Krathong contest and beauty pageant [...]
Life In A Sea Gypsy Village (Ban-Sangkha-U) at Ko Lanta Yai (Krabi) Right on the southern tip of Ko Lanta island in Krabi Province, there is a Sea Gypsy settlement in a small traditional fishing village called Ban Sangkha-U. The name “Sangkha-U” means “stingray” in Chao-Le dialect. The unique lifestyle of the Chao-Le (sea-gypsies) in [...]
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