Wat Tham Pha Daen in Sakon Nakhon
Wat Tham Pha Daen - Cut from the mass !
This time I will take you to discover a surprising temple.
A set of giant sculptures, made from the rock of a hill in the Sakon Nakhon region.
Huge, long, superb, impressive, surprising work! there is no shortage of qualifiers. Unfortunately, it is difficult if not impossible to find information on the net about this place....
a job done by local workers, but so superbly done.
representing a respected monk as well as an elephant and a dragon.
Despite the impressive size, I am quite surprised at the level of realism of this statue:
the monk's head is superb and his eyes are nevertheless superb.
Unfortunately, once again at this time of year, the farmers' burns make the panorama almost invisible.
These burns keep ruining these magnificent views for me.
One thing is clear, however, I will now visit the north of the country between May and December...
January to April are to be avoided for photographers!
It is over 40°C and these people work with a smile.
Here, a worker sanding wool....
In passing, you can note the GPS coordinates which are: