Le pays Isaan ou le Nord-Est thaïlandais

Photography : Laurent WEYL    

The Isaan region : where culture and joie de vivre converge in Thailand Isaan country, as is named the Northeastern part of Thailand, has been the point of convergence of a dual influence : from Laos, from where hundreds of thousands war prisoners were brought during the Lao-Siamese wars of the 19th century, and from Cambodia, the Khmers having been the original inhabitants of the area during Angkor times. The result is a colorful and lively ( more ...)