Private antique textile collection
travelfish.org/sight_profile/thailand/bangkok_and_surrounds/bangkok/bangkok/36 ">Jim Thompson’s Houseto mind. Though the family speak some English, there is no signage or interpretation. Therefore, this place would only be of interest to textile enthusiasts or true aficionados.
The Lao Textile Museum is in Ban Nongtha Tai, four kilometres from the city. If you’re on a bicycle or motorbike, head out on Chao Anou Road. After approximately 1.5 kilometres, the road will fork at the Lao National Circus, also sometimes referred to on maps as the Russian Circus. Go right and continue straight for 2.5 kilometres until you come to a T intersection. Go right onto the dirt road, the gate will be on your right hand side. The ride is brutal on a hot day. Alternatively, go to their boutique in town, Kanchana - The Beauty of Lao Silk, at That Dam stupa. The shop can then give instructions to a tuk tuk driver on where to take you.
Cindy Fan is a Canadian writer/photographer and author of So Many Miles, a website that chronicles the love of adventure, food and culture. After falling in love with sticky rice and Mekong sunsets, in 2011 she uprooted her life in Toronto to live la vida Laos. She’s travelled to over 40 countries and harbours a deep affection for Africa and Southeast Asia. In between jaunts around the world, she calls Laos and Vietnam home where you’ll find her traipsing through rice paddies, standing beside broken-down buses and in villages laughing with the locals.
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