New Years Day in Sangkhlaburi

We wake up early to make our way down to Mon Bridge in Sangkhlaburi and get the monks blessing for the new year. It’s a brisk and refreshing 20 degrees Celsius this morning. Chanya thinks it’s cold whereas I think it is just like an early autumn day in Sydney.

We set off to join the throng of people on the bridge and then to the temple to make merit. We then take a 2-hour drive to the west side of the lake where we plan to spend the second night. We stop off to grab some Som Tam and roast chicken at a roadside coffee shop. We then continue on to a small mining town west of the lake called Pilok. Once there we decide to rent out a 4 person bungalow for our second night which was cozy.

Mon Bridge

Pilok Hill House

Check Also

Thai street food, living free in Thailand

It is almost a daily exercise to run up the road and grab some food to munch on!

New glasses for my girls and do you tip in Thailand?

It's Mothers day here in Thailand so time for a special gift for both my girls.

The Thailand Dating Game – Happy wife, happy life!

I get a lot of question about how to meet beautiful girls here in Thailand which is very difficult given that I've been with Chanya for over 12 years and never gone looking.

Leave a Reply