2011 Northeast Thai Trip D (2): Nong Khai to Sam Pan Bok
Mar 25, 2012Public
Photo: Isan sour sausage in Nong Khai
Photo: hot-and-sour bamboo shoot salad
Photo: crispy fried sour fish ("pla som") topped with fried shallots
Photo: drying rice paper spring roll wrapper in Si Chiang Mai, Nong Khai
Photo: an important cottage business in Si Chiang Mai, Nong Khai
Photo: rice batter for making rice paper spring roll wrappers
Photo: spreading a thin layer of rice batter onto cloth covering a steamer pot
Photo: using a sponge roller to remove the cooked batter
Photo: transferring the thin rice paper onto a woven bamboo rack
Photo: a two-person operation
Photo: propping the racks on a frame to dry the rice paper wrappers in the sun
Photo: rice paper spring roll wrappers drying in the sun
Photo: farming along the Mekong River in Si Chiang Mai, Nong Khai
Photo: rock formation used by pre-historic people in Phu Phra Baat Historical Park
Photo: a natural rock tower supplemented by stone pieces
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Photo: a natural rock grotto with a pool outside
Photo: a natural water hole carved into rock surface
Photo: ancient Buddha images in a rock temple structure
Photo: John and Rodney exploring the rock formations in Phu Phra Baat Historical Park
Photo: remnants of age-old Buddhist rock art
Photo: boundary markers surrounding rocks used as sacred temple spaces
Photo: petroglyph
Photo: petroglyph