Feb 162017
 
Bangkok River Express – เรือด่วนเจ้าพระยา

Bangkok River Express The Chao Phraya Express Boat (Thai: เรือด่วนเจ้าพระยา) operates on the Chao Phraya River in Thailand (Thai: แม่น้ำเจ้าพระยา). It provides transportation between stops in the capital city of Bangkok and Nonthaburi, the province immediately to the north. Established in 1971, the Chao Phraya Express Boat Company is among the world’s great commuter boats. [See full post…]

Feb 162017
 
Khon, Thai Dance- รำไทยโขน

Khon has developed as the ancient masked dance drama of Thailand since the Ayuthaya period, it is believed that it evolved from sacred rites related to faith and belief with respect to Brahminism and Hinduism. The development of Khon has been long interwoven with the Royal Institute as a dramatic performance in the Royal Court; [See full post…]

Feb 162017
 
Wat Phitchaya Yatikaram Worawiharn – วัดพิชยญาติการามวรวิหาร

Wat Phitchaya Yatikaram Worawiharn There is no record of when Wat Phitchaya Yatikaram Worawiharn (วัดพิชยญาติการามวรวิหาร) (also called Wat Pichai Yathikaram) was originally built. It was almost certainly during the time when Ayutthaya was the capital of Siam and the area around the temple was the main port for goods destined for the capital.   The temple [See full post…]

Feb 162017
 
Nang Nak - นางนาก

Nang Nak (Thai: นางนาก) The story of Mae Nak is a well known and popular Thai ghost story which has been the subject of many movies, television series, and books. Folklore claims that this story is based on actual events that took place during the 1800s. During the reign of King Mongkut a beautiful young [See full post…]

Feb 152017
 
Pod's Story

Pod had a successful tour business in Khao Lak, Thailand.  He would act as a guide to tourists who wished to experience the natural beauty of the National Parks, whilst his wife would run the agency and take bookings. They had a young son, and Pod’s wife was 5 months pregnant with their second child. [See full post…]

Feb 152017
 
Published in the Sunday Times Newspaper

My photograph of Wat Phanan Choeng in Ayutthaya Province (วัดพนัญเชิงวรวิหาร จังหวัดพระนครศรีอยุธยา) was recently featured in the travel section of the Sunday Times newspaper, it was also featured on their website.   Wat Phanan Choeng is located on the East bank of the Chao Phraya River, at the south-eastern side of the confluence of the Chao Phraya [See full post…]