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isaan nongkhai thailand
The entry Nong Khai at Wikitravel is perfectly geared towards a would-be visitor to that city. But Nong Khai is also a Province nestled as far north in the Isaan Region as it is possible to get without leaving Thailand and entering the territory of Laos. Refer to Wikipedia to get their rather comprehensive treatment of Nong Khai Province.
A similar treatment is given to a page at Thailand Musings titled Northern Issan – Udon Thani, Nong Khai, Loei. It is claimed that the page will be maintained with currency updates, so let us hope that it is so.
Also take a look at TeakDoor forum’s page on Nong Khai หนองคาย — it provides a lot of links to photos and videos, and offers much other information.
Isan Sawadee.com has a similar guide at their Welcome to Nongkhai… page. Don’t neglect the other Nong Khai links in the column at the left on that page.
Webcams tend to be short-lived ventures, I find, but I will risk it and link to the one at the Nong Khai Hotel Pantawee. It isn’t a “live” webcam; it merely takes a new capture every 30 seconds or so and displays it. I only once saw anything different in the five minutes or so I tuned it in — a man was caught walking up the street. However, it was nigh on 1:30 a.m., so I expect there is not that much activity afoot at that point.
Many websites provide some glimpse of what Nong Khai has to offer — for example, Audley Travel. Obviously, this site provides a service, so it is in their best interest to advertise well as many destinations as they are able. But there are also impressions given of Nong Khai by travelers, and TravelPod is the place to go for some of those travel blogs.
Many other people prefer to maintain their own blog about their travels, as has long-time German couple Vivien and Erhard. They visited Nong Khai at some point and left their brief record.
Now, as a June 25 (2012) edit to this post, here are some further Nong Khai-related references that might catch your interest:
… by tom isaan at 6:58 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: Buddhism, Isaan, isaan culture, khon kaen university, Nong Khai, Thai culture, Thailand, Wat Pradit Thammakhun, วัดประดิษฐ์ธรรมคุณ …
Publish Date: 02/27/2012 15:58
Wat Yod Kaeo, Vieng Khuk, Nong Khai, Thailand. Some of the contents of this temple are more than 500 years old, and as you can see substantial. I have found them listed NOWHERE. They are not listed by the province in it’s …
Publish Date: 02/01/2012 15:55
Wat Pho Chai, วัดโพธิ์ชัย, Nong Khai,Thailand. Wat Pho Chai, Nong Khai,Thailand another temple surveyed by the “Culture and Art Center” at Khon Kaen University. The statue, Luang Pho Phra Sai, said to have been cast? in …
Publish Date: 03/01/2012 18:10
Nong Khai, Thailand: Home of Isaan. « Previous. /. Next ». By alvinsj / November 15, 2011 / thailand, travel / No Comments. Nearest Thailand city to Vientiane, Laos, great view along the river.
Publish Date: 11/15/2011 6:20
Jominee Beach on the Isaan Riviera, Nong Khai, Thailand becomes popular toward the end of February as the weather heats up in isaan. During the summer school break and especially Songkran the place can get packed.
Publish Date: 01/18/2012 17:21
Sala Keo Kou, Wat Kaek, Nong Khai, Thailand, Isaan. This place is not a Buddhist Temple but a sculpture garden of many dimensions. Indu and Buddhist statuary are strewn around the ground. The place has been on the top …
Publish Date: 12/27/2011 21:28
Posted by tom isaan at 7:12 AM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: Buddhism, Isaan, isan, Nong Khai, Thailand, viang khuk, Wat Thepponpradittaram, wiang khuk, วัดเทพพลประดิษฐาราม …
Publish Date: 02/06/2012 16:12
Childrens Day is saturday and Sunday the Moo of the village face each other on the field, pitch and court. It’s Sports day in the Villages throughout Isaan. Moo are the sub-districts of villages and towns in Thailand, so you might …
Publish Date: 01/14/2012 23:12
isaan maps. the maps are updated every time I travel through a province so stop by periodically and look at the province you are interested in tom email@example.com … Nong Khai Province, Thailand Map. Like all the …
Publish Date: 12/07/2011 16:26
Earlier this month I documented the trip from Chiang Khan, Loei to Sri Chianmai, Nong Khai. I have just retaravelled fo this year the area fron Nong Khai town to Mukdahan. The river is generally wide and flat through this …
Publish Date: 12/07/2011 15:16
Once upon a time, I was a young boy born to a poor Nong Khai woman who was a seasonal farmer and seasonal Bar girl in Udon Thani during the height of the Vietnam War where The US Air Force operated from what is still known as Udorn …. swimming, planting rice, killing snakes, using a slingshot to hunt lizards, birds and small animals, trapping mice, catching crickets and riding buffaloes– all very useful in daily life on an Isaan Farm on the outskirts of Nongkhai.
Publish Date: 06/18/2012 23:36
Isaan Breakfast, Nong Khai, Thailand
Uploaded by isaanlife on Dec 3, 2011
the perfect start to a chilly morning in isaan
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