Tag: Singburi

Heroes and Turtles

Heroes and Turtles

On one of my many trips around Singburi province I visited a village called Khai Bang Rachan, which is remembered for resistance against Burmese invaders in the Burmese-Siamese War (1765-1767). One of the most prominent monuments here is the Heroes of Khai Bang Rachan monument, which remembers the villagers who bravely fought against the Burmese. …

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New Friends

New Friends

Today was the day that I would meet my fellow “volunteers”. I say volunteers, but I had booked a sports programme,  Muay Thai boxing, so I can’t really say I was volunteering. Other people would be teaching English, helping out in orphanages, or building work, in a more “volunteering” role. However, saying that you have …

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