A provincial symbol
The chedi is quite far out in the river and appears as nothing more than a brown decaying triangle rising above the current.
A yellow flag is tied to its upper tip to make it more easily spotted, and a white replica of the original has been recently built on the adjacent land.
From Tha Sadej market, it’s about a 20-minute walk or five-minute bicycle ride east along the river promenade to get here. While the chedi itself is not really worth the effort, it makes a convenient stop en route to Sala Kaew Ku.
David Luekens first came to Thailand in 2005 when Thai friends from his former home of Burlington, Vermont led him on a life-changing trip. Based in Thailand since 2011, he spends much of his time eating in Bangkok street markets and island hopping the Andaman Sea.
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