Around Thailand

Enjoy travelling with my friends

Thailand has a unique historical and cultural identity. There are local philosophers and local wisdom throughout the land.Thailand has biodiversity and natural and community attractions spread throughout the country.There are a variety of festivals, traditions, and the kindness of the Thai people who welcome tourists from all over the world.

Lek Nam Phi Sword Museum, Uttaradit

August 19, 2018

The museum was established by Uttaradit province, to commemorate the 6th anniversaries of King Bhumibol in 1999. On the official open ceremony of the museum to the public, the Lek Nam Phi Sword was created for displaying. The exhibition of Nam Phi steel. which was made into Thai King’s right hand weapon, since the olden days, such as Khun Phaen’s Fah Fuen Sword, King Naresuan’s the Royal scythe-edged sword, King Narai Sword, including "Blade Nanthakhavuth weapons" of Phraya Pichai - the broken sword Knight, in believing that the Lek Nam Phi Sword has inner power itself. The museum also store other Lek Nam Phi amulets, and display the biggest the Lek Nam Phi Sword in the world.

 

Phraya Phichai Dap Hak Memorial (Phraya Pichai Broken Sword), Uttaradit

August 19, 2018

A half-ton steel sword, the world’s largest of this type of steel, embedded with mother-of-pearl designs and girdled with incised silver, memorializes a Thai hero of the 18th century war with the Burmese. The Phraya Phichai Dap Hak (Lord Phichai of the Broken Sword) Memorial and an associated museum honor Phraya Phichai, a governor of the town of Phichai (south of Uttaradit town) for his bravery, patriotism and self-sacrifice during a battle with Burmese invaders in 1773.

 

Durian Loong-Lin Lab-Lae, Uttaradit

August 19, 2018

Durian Loong-Lin Lab-Lae at Uttaradit Province of Thailand

It is a native durian species with specific just only at Laplae district in Uttaradit province. This kind of durian is famous for the province of Uttaradit because delicious and when eating, do not induce heat inside body. Each year there is little production.

 

Ruen Rom Yen Coffee and OTOP Products, Uttaradit

August 19, 2018

A coffee shop and sell OTOP products at Phraya Phichai Dap Hak (Phraya Pichai Broken Sword) Monument in Uttaradit province. It’s a small shop, but worthy of support because as a green business supports the local community. There are herbal products, souvenirs and provincial clothes in pattern of local community uniqueness which are the beauty and great value.

 

"Khao Pun-Phak Fah-Harm" Veggie-Wrapped Rice, Uttaradit

August 19, 2018

"Khao Pun-Phak Fah-Harm" Veggie-Wrapped Rice is a native food of Uttaradit province. Using flour that mixed with egg to pat smear on the pot with boiling steam like a rice cracker. Then put the fresh vegetables, vermicelli and pork into the flour. When the vegetables and pork start to ripen, roll the dough into a square and then eat it.

 

Lab Lae Museum, Uttaradit

August 19, 2018

Lab Lae Museum, Si Phanom Mat Subdistrict, Laplae District, Uttaradit Province. It is the place to gather the history of the city, lifestyle and culture of people in the city of Laplae. By simulating through each house, such as wooden bridge into the village, exhibit spinning machine and large loom which indicate the method of weaving of Lablae girls. At present, Lablae district is also a source of handicraft products such as Teen-Chok pattern fabric cloth and broom which are well known at the country level. Ancient rice mills and barns show past and present agricultural occupations. The cooking house of Lablae people or Northern Thai which most popular cooking on house and famous food of Lablae city is Mee-Phan (The name of a traditional food of the people of Lablae)

 

Ton Sak Yai (Giant Teak Tree) National Park, Uttaradit

August 19, 2018

The largest teak tree in the world stands in Ton Sak Yai National Park. The tree, estimated to be more than 1,500 years old, is 37 meters high and has a circumference of 9.58 meters at its base. Although the upper part of the tree was broken off in a storm, the trunk is still alive and well-cared for. Found in 1927, the giant teak tree is part of the 35 square kilometer park of mixed  deciduous forest. A two-kilometer trekking route allows visitors to explore the forest firsthand.

 

Ton Sak Yai National Park is about 92 kilometers from Uttaradit City via Highways Nos. 1045, 1146 and 1047, past the entrance to KhlongTron National Park. The drive passes through deciduous dipterocarp forest and teak forest, where the leaves change into beautiful colors during the winter months. On the way back, it is possible to make a detour through the forest along the road to Sirikit Dam and ThaPla, before returning to the main road to Uttaradit.