SUMMARY | PHOTO GALLERY | NEXT PICTURE | PREVIOUS PICTURE | | LEXICON

TRADITIONS & UTENSILS

  

 

 

  krabi krabong

 

Thailand

A krabi krabong fight. In Thai martial arts, one side is traditionally dressed in red and the other in blue. This ritual combat is solemnly taught according to a 400 year old tradition that originated in Wat Phutthaisawan in Ayutthaya.

 

The elite bodyguard of the Thai king are today still trained in this martial art.

See POSTAGE STAMPS.

 

  krabi krabong