To reach Ban Tham
cave temple one has to climb its high stairs and enter the maw of a
dragon. The exit of the tunnel at its tail end is at the same time also the
entrance to the cave.
The photo above was taken in 1998, the one on the right
was made at the end of 2009.
Whilst the colours of the dragon have somewhat faded
over the years, the stairs have been painted and become