Sep 6, 2021 • 7M

Couchfish Day 258: The temple that protects Thailand

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

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Stuart McDonald
The Couchfish podcast. Following a day by day itinerary through Southeast Asia—for all those people stranded on their couch.
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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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