All our lives are hustle and bustle. Don’t think they aren’t. It is very difficult to find the time in
But on Don Khong we did have the time, and while we were pouring over the island on bicycle or motorbike we stopped and visited every temple we saw.
The pattern is usually the same, the statues of Buddha larger than life, his nirvana now gold-plated. In many of these island temples the primitive artwork has been left on the walls.
One very old temple building is abandoned; next to it stands a spanking new temple that looks like a Chinese restaurant in