8 Southern Thailand Folk Tales



It all started a few years ago in a discussion with our English Major Students. We were talking about regional differences; how perceptions of people differ. I explained how people in the north of England view the folks from London and the south, and vice-versa. “It’s the same here in Thailand” one bright student chimed, “the folks in Bangkok and the north think everyone down here in the south are stupid, ignorant and to be viewed with extreme suspicion. But we have a very rich cultural heritage” she went on to explain. “We have history and stories that have been passed from father to son, from mother to daughter, for centuries.”

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Escape To Thailand

It’s another new decade for Escati.com and I’ve made the decision to merge the content of Dennis Peacock’s blog at Escati.net with its original home on this site. Over the years I’ve tried different types of content on this site, but I’ve decided to remove all the non-Thailand content except for some info on the … Read more

The Passing of Dennis Peacock

Dennis Peacock, my longtime partner in the Escati sites, passed away in Thailand  on Saturday 1st November in Phayao-Ram Hospital, Thailand from a heart attack. Dennis blogged about Thailand on Escati.net, and will be missed by his many friends and family. He was well known in Thailand as “The Walking Man” for having walked around … Read more

Escati Tiger Team – Dusit Island Resort Chiang Rai

Monday 10th August, 1998. David Hardy stayed with us in Chiang Rai for the day. We all went to the “Dusit Island Resort” for presentation photos and we were kindly invited by the management for lunch: http://www.dusit.com/hotels/thailand/chiang_rai/dusit_island_resort/index.html The presentation was our copy of “Good Morning Chiangmai News Magazine” and the August issue, with an excellent article … Read more

Escati Tiger Team – Walking to Mae Sai

Escati Tiger Team Walking For Thailand proudly dedicates our arrival on Saturday 8th August, 1998 in Mae Sai to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit on the joyful occasion of Her Majesty’s 76th birthday on Tuesday 12th August, 2008: http://www.chiangmai-chiangrai.com/queen-sirikit-birthday-2008.html Saturday 8th August, 1998. We had a big breakfast of home-made Swiss bread, coffee and eggs and Martin took our photos in the garden … Read more