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Unusual Events

Unusual Events Some amazing unusual events coming up in Thailand. We’re listing them by date; once that date has passed the event won’t happen again for a year, or much longer, or may never happen again. 12 December 2019 Royal Barge Procession An amazingly rare 700 year old tradition which will be held on 12 …

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Hell Temples

Hell Temples “What the hell are Hell Temples ?” l hear you asking. Well it’s nothing to do with Satanism that’s for sure! There are a number of Hell Temples scattered around Thailand; most have some kind of outdoor sculpture garden with graphic displays of punishments bad folk can expect to suffer in Buddhist hell. …

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Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends Naga You will have seen images of Nagas more often than you realise if you’ve ever visited Thailand. Almost all Thai temples feature images of Naga somewhere, often to decorate stairways and in some depictions of the Buddha, where the creature uses it’s multi-headed, cobra like hood to protect him. So, what’s …

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