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Phi Ta Khon, the “Ghost Festival” of Dan Sai.
As you will have read from the last couple of posts, I have been up north lately, mainly for the Phi Ta Khon festival held last week in Dan Sai, in Loei province. This festival has been held for hundreds … Continue reading
Posted in Events, Explorations, Photography, Thailand, Travel Tagged animism, Buddhism, Dan Sai, fertility rites, festival, ghost festival, Loei, phi ta khon, Thailand 5 Comments
Mud Man, Phi Ta Khon festival
Well, I’m back home and starting to sort through all the photos and videos I took at the Phi Ta Khon festival. This is one of the “mud men” in the parade. A group of men, often encouraged by the … Continue reading
Posted in Events, Photography, Thailand, Travel Tagged Dan Sai, ghost festival, phi ta khon, Thailand 2 Comments
The Durian, or the gun ?
Two signs at Nok Air check in, Don Meung airport. Personally I would prefer passengers don’t take either on the plane. For those that don’t know durian, it is an evil smelling fruit that is banned from … Continue reading
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