"After harvesting the crop at the beginning of December, the Grand Kite Festival is held. Every village will create kites and bring them to the competition. The contestants’ kites must have wings at least 2.5 meters wide. The winning kite is the best decorated one with good sound of the flight and the movement of the flight. There are kite parade, beauty pageant with the candidates from all over the region as well as local product stalls."
The Naga Fireballs - a fabulous phenomenon which takes place yearly - do I understand it or believe it - NO, but what the heck.
During October this can be witnessed - or simply viewed on youtube.
I read that the Naga is a giant hooded snake and it spits glowing fireballs - the Phayanak festival - simply put it is the welcoming of the Lord Buddah as he returns to Eath at the end of Buddhist Lent - simple!
This is a National Park in the North East of Thailand, it is in the Phuk Kradeung district.
This is not a sandstone mountain for the faint hearted - the climb is registered at 1,325 meters and the plateau at it's peak is approximately 60 sq. km!
There are people to help you - at a fee - I would imagine that this would be a good idea...... another thing to write on my list. Here is a report from Thailand Online about some visitors who attempted a climb.