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  • Tom 2:43 am on November 28, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , Bangkok, , , , , Father Paolo Salmone, , , , , , , Mae Klong, Mueang Mae Klong, , , Samut Songkhram, Samut Songkhram hotel, Samut Songkhram hotels, Samut Songkhram resort, Samut Songkhram resorts, Samut Songkhram Thailand, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , The Church of the Virgin Mary, , , vegetables   

    Samut Songkhram / Thailand 

    Samut Songkhram is the province of fertile land, of plants and food grains, the production source of vegetables and fruits, as well as a vast variety of seafood products. It is also an interesting historical source for the early Rattanakosin period.

    Samut Songkhram is an ancient province with a long history. Originally, it is believed that this province was once a part of Ratchaburi province, and called Suan Nork at that time. Then, towards the end of the Ayutthaya period going on to the Thonburi period, it was separated from Ratchaburi province and was called Mueang Mae Klong. (More …)

     
  • Tom 2:38 am on November 28, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Bangkok, , , , cultural sites, , , , , , , Naval History Park, Pak Nam, Phra Samut Chedi, Pom Phra Chulachomklao, Samut Prakan, Samut Prakan hotel, Samut Prakan hotels, Samut Prakan resort, Samut Prakan resorts, Samut Prakan Thailand, , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   

    Samut Prakan / Thailand 

    Samut Prakan, also known as Pak Nam, is located 29 kilometres south of Bangkok, around the area where the Chao Phraya River flows into the Gulf of Thailand. It is a town of the Ayutthaya period. Samut Prakan is home to countless historical and cultural sites. It occupies an area of 1,004 square kilometres and is administratively divided into 5 districts (Amphoes) and 1 sub-district (Ging Amphoe); Amphoe Muang Samut Prakan, Amphoe Phra Pradaeng, Amphoe Bang Phli, Amphoe Bang Bo, Amphoe Phra Sumut Chedi, and Ging Amphoe Bang Sao Thong. (More …)

     
  • Tom 2:28 am on November 28, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Aquarium, , Ayutthaya kingdom, Bangkok, , Bueng Chawak, Bueng Chawak Aquarium, , , Don Chedi Monument, , historical heritage, historical novels, , , , , , , , Phu Toei, Phu Toei National Park, Sali Suphan, , Suphan Buri hotel, Suphan Buri hotels, Suphan Buri resort, Suphan Buri resorts, Suphan Buri Thailand, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , travelling, U Thong National Museum, Wat Khao Khuen   

    Suphan Buri / Thailand 

    Just a hundred kilometres away from Bangkok, Suphan Buri is an ancient town rich in natural and historical heritage. The province was once an important border town involving battles and important wars during the period of the Ayutthaya kingdom. So, today, travelling around the province is like drifting through historical novels. Historical evidence leads you to travel to the past such as Don Chedi Monument, Wat Khao Khuen whose abbot played a significant role in Thai history, U Thong National Museum, etc. Furthermore, various natural wonders such as Phu Toei National Park, Bueng Chawak Aquarium, as well as the famous local-style cake Sali Suphan always impress visitors. (More …)

     
  • Tom 1:46 am on November 28, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Bangkok, , , dinosaur fossils, , Fa Daet Song Yang, handcrafted, handcrafted textile, , , Kalasin, Kalasin hotel, Kalasin hotels, Kalasin resort, Kalasin resorts, Kalasin Thailand, , , Mat Mi, Mat Mi silk, Phrae Wa, Phrae Wa cloth, Pong Lang, Pong Lang music, Queen Sirikit, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,   

    Kalasin / Thailand 

    Kalasin, the land of Pong Lang music and the famous Phrae Wa cloth, is 519 kilometres from Bangkok. It is the site of the ancient city of Fa Daet Song Yang and one of the largest concentrations of dinosaur fossils in northeastern Thailand.

    Kalasin has an area of 6,946 square kilometres. It is divided into 18 districts (Amphoe): Mueang Kalasin, Yang Talat, Kamalasai, Sahatsakhan, Kuchi Narai, Tha Khantho, Somdet, Khao Wong, Huai Mek, Kham Muang, Nong Kung Si, Na Mon, Huai Phung, Rong Kham, Na Khu, Sam Chai, Don Chan and Khong Chai. (More …)

     
  • Tom 12:37 am on November 28, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Bangkok, , , dinosaur, , , , , Isan, , Khon Kaen hotel, Khon Kaen hotels, Khon Kaen National Museum, Khon Kaen resort, Khon Kaen resorts, Khon Kaen Thailand, , , , Phu Wiang, Phu Wiang National Park, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , traveller, travellers, ,   

    Khon Kaen / Thailand 

    Khon Kaen is the commercial,administrative an educational centre of the Northeast, which is often used by travellers as a base for visiting many parts of upper Isan.

    Khon Kaen National Museum houses objects from the Dvaravati period and bronze sculptures from Ban Chiang. Kaen Nakhon Lake in the centre of town is a popular spot for picnics and dining, while Wat That on its bank features typical Isan spires.

    Khon Kaen is the centre of the northeastern silk industry with numerous villages producing their own mudmee designs. Chonnabot is noted for its quality silks. Every December the city hosts a Silk Fair,when all the best materials are on sale. (More …)

     
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