Posts Tagged ‘Nang Rong’

Loy Krathong

December 4th, 2010 2 comments

Holding the khom loi while its air heats up. Our fearless leader Walai to the left in the purple shirt. Right with the green purse is our bookkeeper and launch manager Pisamai. Our current youngest and third youngest girls stand in front of picture. You can see candles placed on the rail all around the [...]

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Road Trip!

November 7th, 2010 1 comment

A large song taew ready to go. Yesterday we went to the “Baan Song Muang” children’s rights conference in Baan Kruad about fifty kilometers southeast of Nang Rong. It is a two day conference with children invited for the first day. Most of our staff and kids went, and I went along as well. We [...]

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Latest News in Nang Rong

January 22nd, 2010 1 comment

The first picture was taken at night just as I left my landlord’s house. This elephant goes around Nang Rong in the evening with a reflector tied to his tail, stopping at the restaurants. Since the restaurants are open to the outside, the elephant just comes up close, but not close enough to grab anything [...]

Dancing in the Streets

November 12th, 2009 No comments

I have never noticed anywhere in this part of the world that has a noise ordinance. In Nang Rong many wats have big outdoor speakers and play music, sometimes western music, in the evening. This normally does not last very late, but may if there is a special festival. The Red Cross of Thailand and [...]

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KFC in Nang Rong: Will it Last?

August 15th, 2009 2 comments

On our website (near the bottom of the page) we say there are no chain restaurants in Nang Rong.  Well, that is no longer completely true, but maybe not completely false either. A new Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise opened there around the end of the dry season (March) this year. It is located within the Tewikit mall which [...]

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