Couchfish Day 258: The temple that protects Thailand

Like cut lumber, they were stacked in the army trucks, four layers deep

Sitting on the back deck of the Narathiwat Hotel, the waters of the Bang Nara River flow by. Its northern mouth sits just a few kilometres north of town, where it empties out by Narathat Beach.

I say “northern mouth” because the river has a second mouth, around 30 km to the south as the crow flies. The river though takes double that to make the loop, wi…

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