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Travel Report: Sangkhlaburi Town Market, Thailand.

April 2015. There are a number of markets to be found scattered in and around Sangkhlaburi, including the famous Night Market in Mon Village, as well as the curious Border Market with its antique oddities by the crossing to Myanmar. I checked out the sedate Town Market near Oh Dee Hostel between Thetsaban streets one […]

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Travel Report: Wat Wang Wiwekaram & Buddhakaya Chedi – Sangkhlaburi, Thailand.

April 2015. The Thai town of Sangkhlaburi is home to two distinct settlements located either side of the stunning Saphan Mon Bridge. To the south lies a mostly Thai community and its concentrated huddle of houseboats on Khao Laem Reservoir, to the north sits an ethnic Burmese Mon village on the riverbanks. The Mon are […]

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Travel Report: Wat Somdet Gao – Sangkhlaburi, Thailand.

April 2015. Even in a country famed for planet Earth’s most gorgeous temples, the Thai town of Sangkhlaburi more than holds its own with a handful of mesmerizing wats located in and around the all-encompassing Khao Laem Reservoir. The ancient and largely abandoned Wat Somdet Gao is one of them and is best accessed via a […]

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Travel Report: Khao Laem Reservoir – Sangkhlaburi, Thailand.

April 2015. Tucked away in a western corner of Thailand on the border to Myanmar, the town of Sangkhlaburi was one of my great Thai discoveries from nearly two months exploring the country. This is a place to come and unwind, with nearly everything revolving around the town’s beautiful man-made reservoir, Khao Laem. Formed in […]

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Travel Report: Saphan Mon Bridge – Sangkhlaburi, Thailand.

April 2015. The picturesque water town of Sangkhlaburi is one of my favorite places in Thailand and I’ll never forget that special WOW moment when I first laid eyes upon its stupendous wooden bridge. At 440 meters long, Saphan Mon is is the country’s longest wooden bridge, which connects the town’s mainly Thai community on […]

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