Thailand Painting Holidays

paint on the banks of the Mekong River

A wonderful combination of painting tuition and Thai culture in a small guest house on the banks of the Mekong River at Phon Phisai in NE Thailand.  During the dry cool months of October to January each year the guesthouse provides a combination of painting tuition and Thai rural culture experience to 4 guests each week.

The visits are individually tailored to provide the level of tuition and Thai experience that each visitor seeks.  This website contains details of the tuition, experiences and facilities together with prices and booking facilities. 

 

Ban Chiang National Museum

Thailand Painting Holidays provides trips to many unusual and beautiful destinations in the NE of Thailand. There are no tour buses with a guide. Locations are difficult to access, with few tourists, so your hosts Jeremy and Waree will personally show you around during your holiday.

From Mekong House 103 km 1 h 59 min 

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Ban Chiang Archaeological Site and National Museum - where the world's first Bronze Age civilization is believed to have flourished more than 5,000 years ago and was nominated as a Unesco World Heritage Site in December 1992. The site is composed of two parts the first part stores old artifacts reflecting Ancient Ban Chiang culture through the tools, utensils and earthenware pots dating back nearly 7,500 years. The second part is an open museum that the fine arts department has retained the conditions of the original archaeological excavations to illustrate how the earthenware pots were buried with the dead.

From http://www.nongkhaitours.com/ancient-civilizations/

 

 

 

Pieces of pottery to eye American student Steve Young in 1966 has stumbled is triggered the remains discovered.

Full-scale excavation was carried out in 1971.

Ban Cheng ruins of Udon Thani suburbs.

There is Wat Pho Sinai excavation site in 10 minutes walk from the National Museum.

Metal vessel and pottery, jade patterned with red round and round after 200 years from 3500 BC excavated, remains of rice to found.

Bronze ware unearthed here is determined that it is a thing of 5600 years before the beginning, it was making noise to be a Bronze Age culture of the world's oldest.

Commotion was subsided it is age is or not go down about two thousand years in the subsequent measurements.

Artifact here is precious relics to suggest system is different and obviously ancient civilizations of China and India, the ancient civilization of Southeast Asia own

Translated from Japanese

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