In the Country

Perspectives on life in the countryside, creativity, sustainability, food and cultures.  

Take a short break from the city to explore northern Thailand's gentle world and indulge in creative pursuits in the countryside 

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1 Mar 2016

Another colours on a garden table in northern Thailand. A reflection of the weather, the "terroir" and the culture. With a coconut and sticky rice in banana leaf too!

There's Gods Country, and there's Loei in a far northern corner of Thailand. The province of 11,425 Km2 in size, sparsely populated and mostly covered by national parks and gorgeous mountain ranges like this. My birthplace..

When I first discovered (and fell in love with) Krabi, it wasn't because of that stunningly familiar Andaman sea and heavenly beaches.

It was this on a rainy day when clouds hugged the karst mountains that scattered through out the province's landscapes. That tranquil "...

6 Jan 2016

A picnic set up for our guests cannot be more fun than this! Our staff understand the importance of having enough drink supplies during lunch that is between naps on the mountain!

28 Dec 2015

I am in the mood for "if you know what this food is" game. Do you know what this food is?

The sunflowers that overwhelmed the mountains in Northern Thailand a few weeks ago are ending their blooms for the season. But..wait..!!.. the mountains are now slowly turning pink!!

As the north-east winds help bring us back once again the blue skies, here's greetings from our paradise homes on Phra Nang Beach, Railay Peninsula. Can you spot our lovely houses on the beach?

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This is a blog site of life in the country and the community's cooperative online store for the best products from the region.  The site also aims to provide as a source of information for affiliated charity projects centered around nature and cultural conservation, and community-based developments and creativity.  

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