Looking across to the Ban Phanluang side of the Nam Khan:
Kataw (sepak takraw) court marked out on the riverbank, with the typical Lao-style kataw court floodlight - a long fluorescent light tube or two mounted on a wooden post standing at the midpoint of the sidelines, with a piece of corrugated zinc sheeting to shelter the light tube from rain:
Guess it's for dry season use only, as the Nam Khan floods well above that level. Every dry season, a bamboo footbridge is built over the Nam Khan as a shortcut to town for residents living on the other bank, & is swept away when the rainy season arrives.
Prized fighting cockerels:
An all-in-one larder + laundry tub + playground + bathroom + irrigation source + swimming pool:
Not the kind of pet I want to keep - Heavy rains yesterday afternoon Drainage worked great One of my trees fell over during the heavy winds and rains Replanted...
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