Tro khmer and khim from Cambodia

The tro khmer is a traditional bowed string instrument from Cambodia. Its body is made from a special type of coconut covered on one or two string. You can listen to this instrument in Siam Rep and Batambang provinces.

Cambodia Tro Khmer Battamband

Cambodia Khim Battambang

The khim is a hammered dulcimer from Thailand and Cambodia. It is made of wood and trapezoidal in shape, with brass strings that are laid across the instrument.








Gecko’s sound !

geckoGeckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world.

Geckos are unique among lizards in their vocalizations. Almost every night, from Indonesia to Laos, we heard this nice sound just before the sunset.

Not so easy to catch, the sound of Geckos is one of our favorite sounds of nature in south east Asia!

Loy Krathong song

LanternesThree girls, three voices to sing this traditional song in Thailand.

Loi Krathong song is part of the tradition of the festival dedicated to celebrate the water spirit. The festival takes place on the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar, whitch is for westerners in November.

Donation for the temple in Thailand

donationtemple2Somewhere in the north of Thailand, near the Thaton river a monk community expects for donation for the temple. They speak with people on the side of the road with huge speakers playing music and many religious symbols for sell and of course donation boxes aswell.

Under the thai sun, while we were walking towards the tents we enjoy listening to this music.