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Thailand Songkran Festival 2012

Thailand Songkran Festival 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 family reunions at which family members get together and make merit at the temple and gently pour water mixed with Thai fragrance, called [...]

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Plants in Thailand – Ornamental Bananas (Musa ornata Roxburgh)

Plants in Thailand – Ornamental Banana (Musa) The ornamental banana has become??quite ??popular in recent year and found growing in parks and gardens in Thailand. Ornamental bananas are cultivated for the landscape and cut flower industry. It is grown for its beauty looks.??The pink bract is the main selling point. The plant is available for [...]

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Fish-Eating Tradition in Thailand

Fish-Eating Tradition in Thailand Thailand has more than 700 species of Freshwater Fishes and fish-eating has become a??tradition ??among the Thai people and????Southeast Asia is the richest region for freshwater fishes. During the monsoon seasons, fish are abundant and relatively inexpensive and can be found everywhere??? in the rivers especially Mekong, streams, canals, ponds, lakes, [...]

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Authentic Northeastern Thai Dishes – Kai Yang (Barbecued Chicken)

Authentic Northeastern Thai Food – Kai Yang (Barbecued Chicken) I was lucky to??sample a couple of authentic Thai dishes in??Chai Nat province last December such as the??famous Pad Thai, Deep fried Morning Glory and also the best Kai Yang (Barbecued Chicken) in town. This is a typical I-San dish to eat along with sticky rice [...]

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Authentic Thai Dishes – Deep fried Morning Glory (Pak Boong Chub Pang Tod) or Kang Kong served with seafood dipping sauce

Authentic Thai Food – Deep fried Morning Glory or Kang Kong Stir-fried Morning Glory (pad pak boong fai daeng in Thai) is one of my favourite vegetable dishes but this dish is really interesting to me. The Morning Glory (Kang Kong) is deep fried with a light batter like Japanese tempura served with slices of [...]

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Water Management in Thailand – Chao Phraya Dam (Chai Nat Province)

Water Management in Thailand – Chao Phraya Dam (Chai Nat Province) When you visit Chai Nat Province, it is a must to visit the nation???s first large dam (Chao Phraya Dam)??located at the bend of the Bang Krabian River, Mu 3, Tambon Bang Luang. With a total length of 237.5 metres and a height of [...]

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