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Songkran Festival Celebrations 2012 at Wat Pho Chai in Nong Khai Province, Thailand

Luangpho Phra Chai (Wat Pho Chai, Nong Khai) Songkran is the traditional Thai New Year celebrated on 13 to 15 of April, 13th being the Thai New Year, 14th being the nation’s Family Day, and 15th being National Elderly Day. This festival is the time for family members get together and make merit at the [...]

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Statue of the Buddha meditating under the protection of a seven-headed Naga serpent at Sala Kaew Ku (Nong Khai)

A monumental depiction of Buddha meditating under the protection of a seven-headed Naga snake (Sala Keaw Ku, Nong Khai) Built by the late Luang Pu Bunleua Sulilat, an untrained sculptor, Sala Kaew Ku is a spiritual park boasting more than 200 gigantic concrete sculptures inspired by Buddhism, Hinuism and other faiths. Some of the Sala [...]

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Take A Dip in Mekong River under The First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge, Nong Khai

Jom Manee Beach (Haad Jom Manee) under the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge (Nong Khai, Thailand) Do you know that Nong Khai has a beach? Located along the banks of the Mekong River, directly under the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge is a 500m long sandy beach (Jom Manee Beach). It is a popular attraction among visitors [...]

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Traditional fermented fish products of Thailand- Pla Ra Bong

Yai Sorn homemade Pla-ra Bong Pla-ra is a popular traditional fermented fish product of Thailand and it is one of the the Top Ten BREATHTAKING but worth-trying Thai food. It constitutes a main dish in almost every meal in the northeastern (Isan) kitchen. It is as an ingredient used in Som Tom or papaya salad [...]

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Where To Shop and Eat in Nong Khai – Tha Sadej Indochina Market (Thai-Lao Border Market)

Tha Sadej Indochina Market (Nong Khai, Thailand) If you are looking for a place to shop and eat in Nong Khai town, head down to Tha Sadej Indochina Market. It is a large covered riverside market located on the northern bank of Mekong River that sells a wide range of food items and various products [...]

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Popular Northern and Northeastern Thai Food – Moo Yor (White Pork Sausage)

Moo Yor Stall (Nong Khai, Thailand) There are many different kinds of sausages in Thailand and Moo Yor (White Pork Sausage or pork roll ) is a popular treat in northern and northeastern region of Thailand. Moo Yor is made out of ground pork, flour, and aromatic seasonings usually wrapped in green banana leaves and [...]

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