Tai Saek Ethic Village Visit @ Nakhon Phanom ðŸ‡¹ðŸ‡­

Yeah‌As promised from SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻’s earlier blogging👩🏻‍💻📝about MTF2018, she is now gonna sharing about her visits to 2⃣ ethnic villages in Nakhon Phanom province, Thailand 🇹🇭 ~ Tai Saek Village & Tai Guan Village ✌🏻😁

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She started 1⃣st here with Tai Saek Village, which formed part of the MTF2018’s agenda & relating to Eco Tourism. Still remembered her beautiful 😍 #OOTD 👚 shared earlier❓⁉🀗

It’s limited-edition 💯% handmade shirt👚by the local Tai Saek village people 👭👬👫, really love it very much 💗 😍 

Tai Saek village (At Samat village) is located 4⃣km to the town of Nakhon Phanom, the famous Paya Sri Satta Nakarat ⛩🐉🐲 & very near to the 3⃣rd Thai🇹🇭-Laos🇹🇭 friendship bridge🌉too. At the end of the village visit, some of her friends 👭👬👫actually took a bicycle 🚲ride from the village to the bridge 🌉

Wow‌Unforgettable welcoming cum blessing 😇 ceremony by the elderly village people & she has paid her respect 🙏🏻 to the village ancestor during this welcoming blessing ceremony 😇

She wasn’t really understand as the blessing 😇 ceremony was conducted in local ethnic language. She was told by the tour guide that it’s a blessing for great health, wealth & fortune in life 🀗☺

Hmm…She got 2⃣ eggs🥚🥚 & a banana 🍌 from this blessing 😇 ceremony, great fortune ahead 🍀🍀 for SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻, see her happy face, Ha…Ha…😃😁

Thank you 🙏🏻 🙏🏻 very much for all blessingsss 😇

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Yeah!! She 👩🏻 is blessed to enjoy the ‘Pestle/ Stick Dance” aka “Saek-Ten-Saak “ performed by the Tai Saek ethnic group. It’s performed annually on the Tai Saek village ancestor worship day i.e. on the 2⃣nd day of waxing moon of the 3⃣rd lunar month to please the spirit. She was told that if this dance requires to be performed for other timing/ period, the village spiritual leader will have to ask for permission by offering a pig’s head, 2⃣0⃣-Thai baht cash 💰 & liquor 🥃, then pick up a predictive coloured stick. If the village spiritual leader has picked up a stick of the same colour, it means the spirit does not 🈲❌ allow for the request

The dancers will perform to the fast rhythm of drums & striking pestles painted in both red & white colours 😃😁

Wow‌Delicious Mekong river fishes 🐟🐟 lunch served by the Tai Saek local people  👭👬👫

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Hmm…She loves 😍♥ the dishes serving with banana leaves 🍌🌱🌿, including the handmade banana leaves 🍌🌱🌿 tissue papers casing too

Impressive‌

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Special thanks 🙏🏻 to all the yummy delicious fish 🐟🐟 dishes, definitely an unforgettable fresh fish 🐟 lunch dining

Guess what❓⁉

This village people 👭👬👫 has start to adopt on Eco Tourism strategy i.e. having & managing the fish 🐟 farms by continuing breed the Mekong river  fishes 🐟🐟 The people 👭👬👫 started to catch the small fishes 🐟🐟 from the Mekong river & then transferring them to the fish 🐟 farms set at te riverside

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According to the village people 👭👬👫, this fish 🐟 farms formed 1⃣ of the tourists destination while visiting to Tai Saek village

Yeah‌ Mekong river fishes 🐟🐟 definitely 1⃣ of the many signatures within Nakhon Phanom province ~ actually a natural resource to the ethnic villages of this province in Thailand 🇹🇭

She also enjoyed the traditional music & song 🎶🎵🎌 in Tai Saek dialect too

However, she was told by the local people 👭👬👫 of this village that very limited younger generation are interested 😌

Ohh….So sad & disappointing to hear about it 😌

Really hope more of the younger generation of this village will learn to continue the music tradition cum cultures then 🀗🙂

1⃣ of the homemade product from the local people 👭👬👫 of this village is the chilies sauce 🌶

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Highly recommended 👆👍 as a souvenir 🎁 from Tai Saek village visit, a motivational support to the Tai Saek community 😉😃

She has tried & love it, yeah‌ Even though she is not ❌ a spicy lover, but this chilies sauce 🌶 not very spicy & very yummy delicious 😋🀀 to enjoy with fresh vegetables 🥗🥒& dishes served 🥘🍛

Guess what❓⁉

The local people of this village also with a great go green 💚 initiative

Bravo‌👏🏻👍🏻

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She has attended a short workshop & learnt to handmade herself a bracelet with just recycled item 🙂

Yeah‌ A brilliant idea💡~ A bracelet which made with the rings from the can beverages

A very simple & easy making process, you will sure impress about it & no worry about local language/ dialect communication failure too✌☺

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Yeah‌Don’t forget to enjoy a tour at the museum house (2⃣-storey, with free 🆓 admission)

Each tools/ equipments used is labelled with both Thai/ Laos/ English for tourists information, you will understand better the life at Tai Saek village✌👍 

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She has enjoyed & greatly appreciate the traditions maintaining well at this ethnic village named Tai Saek. This definitely provides an impressive 🀩 village experience to each tourists to understand better the local cultures & traditions inherited from years ago 😀😉

Let’s transforming travel, transforming lives through a village visit experience 😊

Do stay tune for her next blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝,to sharing about her visit to Tai Guan village ya

You may explore 🌐 for your sustainable tour booking ✅ & then enjoy some ethnic village visits cum experiences ya 👍

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45 thoughts on “Tai Saek Ethic Village Visit @ Nakhon Phanom ðŸ‡¹ðŸ‡­

  1. Tai Saek village looks like a very interesting and fun to visit! I love the fact that there were a lot of things in the post that was handmade. I can’t wait to read the next post!

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    1. Yeah‌ Not just only with impressive handmade, Tai Saek people are very friendly welcoming too 😃😁 Really worth a visit to learn more of their heritage & cultures 🀗😊

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    1. Yeah!! I was impressed the same way during my visit too

      Really wish more & more heritage cultures can be well maintained, not just for the tourists to experience it, more for their own younger generations to appreciate it 😀

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