"A one horse (buffalo) town?" Buriram by iaint
Buriram Travel Guide: 9 reviews and 40 photos
About 5 hours by road north east of Bangkok, just north of Cambodian border. On the train route to Ubon Ratchathani.
You can get the bus (day or night), train (also daytime or overnight) or drive.
For me, I had to. Its my ex wife's home town. For anyone else, it gives a good picture of Isaan life, and you can visit the Khmer ruins at Khao Phnom Rung - part of the Angkor chain of temples
People, weather, food. Food is spicy - watch out. Weather is hot, hot and dry or hot and wet. People are a bit crazy, but aren't we all in our own way?
- Pros:remote, hot
- Cons:remote, hot
- In a nutshell:Old style Isaan - not Thailand, not pure Lao, not pure Khmer
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