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Wat Pongsanuk- a small temple in a small province in Thailand, receives UNESCO recognition

THAILAND | Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010 | Views [494]

During Songkran days this year, I had a very good opportunity to visit a temple which has just been awarded by the UNESCO as the Heritage Award Winner 2008- the Award of Merit- Asia Pacific. The temple is named "Wat Pongsanuk Nua". The temple ... Read more >

Tags: temple in thailand, unesco award, wat pongsanuk nua

Photos: Songkran in local style and UNESCO Award Temple in Lampang, Thailand

THAILAND | Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

Songkran in local style and UNESCO Award Temple in Lampang, Thailand
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Tags: northn thai temples, thai new year, thai songkran

The Peaceful Songkran 2010- the "sand" seems not to exist..

THAILAND | Tuesday, 20 Apr 2010 | Views [426]

Back to Bangkok with a nostalgic feeling sinking in the bottom of my mind. But yes, I am re-charged. And my life is back to normal in Bangkok. Songkran brought me to be close to village life and peaceful temples- close to northern Thai way of living, ... Read more >

Tags: 2008 unesco award temple in lampang, lampang, northern thai temples, songkran festival, traditional lanna temples, village life

“Nice, sitting on a small low chair and having simple dining at a corner of the Old Quarter”

VIETNAM | Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Views [671]

I had opportunity to have Pho, the typical dish in Vietnam. I knew now why Vietnamese people, especially women have good shape. Their foods always have vegetable as main ingredients. Pho is something like noodle in Thailand but the thing is it is very ... Read more >

Shopping mission at Old Quarter's Night Market

VIETNAM | Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Views [539]

“I found a purse that matches my favorite so I didn't hesitate to buy it. Of course, it wasn't much costly.” Women are very meticulous especially when it comes to their personal things. Most of them can't leave their homes without carrying some sort ... Read more >

Tags: night market in hanoi, old quarter hanoi

Water Puppet Show in Hanoi- Great Show!

VIETNAM | Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Views [382]

See and do in Hanoi: Water Puppet Show and walking for sightseeing, eating and shopping around the Old Quarter was pleasant, sort of opening my vison to the a new living culture of a country neighboring to Thailand. Driving in Hanoi is so chaos but surprising, ... Read more >

Tags: great show in hanoi, hanoi, water puppet dance, water puppet show

Three days living Pho!

VIETNAM | Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Views [439] | Video

During my Vietnam trip with another 3 friends, I had a good time to try Vietnamese local food like Pho (Vietnamese noodle), Bun (Chinese noodle- like) and I got to learn Vietnamese language regarding foods like Pho Ga, meaning chicken noodle, Pho Bo, ... Read more >

Tags: vietnamese local food, vietnamese noodle, vietnamese pho

Hanoi the city of pho, cyclo, smoky smile, and more..

THAILAND | Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | Views [444]

This is my first time writing here through the blog provided by Worldnomads. But I have known this website for years. My first story, started quite long time enough to make me stuck in awhile to remind the story. To start, I would like to give you one ... Read more >

Photos: Vietnam collection

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 23 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery

Vietnam the hidden charms
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Tags: fruit seller on boat, halong bay, hanoi, perfume pagoda, perfume river, temple of literature, vietnam

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