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Not Worth a Separate Visit

Ban Buthom Basketry Village is about 25 km from Surin on the highway to Sisaket. Unless you are... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
David B
,
Rayong, Thailand
Not Worth a Visit

This is the fifth time I have stopped at Ban Buthom, which promotes itself as a basket weaving... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
David B
,
Rayong, Thailand
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Nov 18, 2017
“Not Worth a Separate Visit”
Apr 5, 2017
“Not Worth a Visit”
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Surin, Thailand
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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Ban Buthom Basketry Village is about 25 km from Surin on the highway to Sisaket. Unless you are travelling to Sisaket or somewhere else in this general direction, Ban Buthom Basketry Village is not worth the time or trouble of a visit. The so-called "Village"...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is the fifth time I have stopped at Ban Buthom, which promotes itself as a basket weaving village. That will be the last time I waste my time. I have never seen any basket weaving activity and the only things to see are two...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2016

Ban Buthom is a village 14 to 15 kilometers east of Surin on the highway to Sisaket. In this day of automated assembly and instant plastic moulding of so many household appliances and utensils, it is reassuring to know that somewhere people still craft things...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2015

Perhaps it was the season, but there was very little activity apparent in this village. A huge shop with a small selection of (rather expensive) baskets, and a few people in the nearby village. There was plenty of evidence of the materials for weaving, so...More

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