Category Archives: Lampang

The House of Many Pillars

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Baan Sao Nak (บ้านเสานัก) is an old unique teak house located in the quiet Northern Thai village of Baan Tha Ma O, Lampang – situated on Ratwattana Road on the north bank of the Wang River opposite the city’s main … Continue reading

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Lampang’s Horse Carriages

Lampang is the only town in Thailand that still has horse carriages as a means of transportation and hence has acquired the nickname of Muang Rot Ma (Horse Car City).

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Elephants and the City

  Have you ever thought about how much it costs to feed an elephant every day?

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Wat Sri Chum, Lampang

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Out of all of Lampang’s numerous temples, Wat Sri Chum is my favourite not only because of its charm and Burmese architectural style, but also because of my past associations with this temple – the abbot, monks and teachers in … Continue reading

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The Last Burmese Abbot of Wat Sri Chum

During the early ‘80s, I had the opportunity to interview the Burmese Abbot of Wat Sri Chum in Lampang (Northern Thailand) – U Pyinya Wuntha – on several occasions.

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Wat Phra That Lampang Luang

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Wat Pra That Lampang Luang (Thai: วัดพระธาตุลำปางหลวง) is an early Lanna-style (Northern Thai) Buddhist temple, possibly the oldest religious structure in existence today in Thailand. Locally known as Wat Lampang Luang, this temple complex is located in the northern Thai … Continue reading

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Kiu Lom Dam and Reservoir

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Known by the locals as Lampang Lake, Kiu Lom Dam and Reservoir is a serene location to experience the scenic natural surroundings of Lampang. The dam was originally constructed for irrigation purposes. In 2003, it was transformed into an idyllic … Continue reading

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