Tag Archives: Issaan

Rather him than me ….

This is the old, traditional method of growing the young rice densely in a nursery paddy, which can be kept well watered, then transplanting them out into the main paddies when the rains arrive. Continue reading

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Life and death on the lounge room floor

Came home yesterday evening to find this just inside the front door. The snake (a Golden Tree Snake?) is only about as thick as a finger but had swallowed this small lizard whole. The lizard was not dead though, it … Continue reading

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Bun Bang Fai ….the “Rocket Festival”

Around North Eastern Thailand at this time of the year many towns and villages hold their annual Bun Bang Fai festival, often called the “Rocket Festival” Continue reading

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Goodbye Bangkok ….hello Issaan

Yes I know that I have been lazy with this blog (again) and that it has been a while since I wrote anything here. That was partly because I had nothing to write about, contrary to what some people think … Continue reading

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a New Year begins……

So, what did you do for New Year ? I had a quiet one, headed up to Ubon Ratchathani province with the GF for a few days with her family. Most of which was spent eating sticky rice and other … Continue reading

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Songkran in Issaan

Well, after a week up in my GF’s home village in Khon Kaen province I have to say that I am glad to be back in civilization ! I have been in and around the North-East many times before, and … Continue reading

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