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Posted by ano_1 on 23/2/2010 at 09:43


On all previous trips to Thailand have packed and worn long trousers when visiting any place of religious significance.

In an attempt to cut back on 'stuff' and generally travel lighter; my question is...Would a sarong suffice for said long duds at same time show appropriated respect and be culturally acceptable to Thais.

Many Thanks

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Posted by shaydan_01 on 23/2/2010 at 10:15

A long sarong is perfect for covering legs and staying cool whilst visiting temples and you'll probably find many people doing the same thing.

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Posted by DLuek on 23/2/2010 at 12:21 TF writer

Yes sarong is perfectly fine - last trip my gf carried one with her just in case we stumbled upon an interesting looking temple.

By the way, great title to your post!

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