IT’S ALL ABOUT BELIEVING
With influences of varied religions and beliefs, Buddhism has mainly dominated Thai culture. Not only proven by cavernous historical sites in ancient capitals, people’s routines nowadays also affirm this remark.
Despite this strong faith, other beliefs have played a vital sub-role in people’s life. No matter how differently they believe, they do respect one another and aim at peace and togetherness.
MASTERPIECES ARE HERE
‘First, you must learn how the human is; then you can learn the art,’ said Silpa Bhirasri, an Italian-born sculptor who worked in Thailand. It is undeniably true that local arts are rooted in, and also reflect, the nature of local people.
And, likewise, you could observe this point through a wide range of Thai artworks. Art needs no justification, therefore get learning with your own experience.
ORDINARY LIFE IS EXTRAORDINARY
There is always special something hidden in a common scene. In the capital Bangkok, for example, common ways of transportation like river boat and widely-known Tuk-Tuk deliver amazing experience like no others.
Strolling around is another way to discover Thai charming lifestyle. You might find a traditional barber or a classical wooden grocery, which are rare reminiscent of the country’s good old days.
NATURE IS CALLING
From north to south and west to east, Thailand owns a variety of stunning landscapes that provides visitors with a distinctive experience.
These natural wonders are waiting for your exploration.
Text by Thanisara Ruangdej / Photos by Rachapant Sukrattanachaikul
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