Thai Bail - Siam Queen: With their lovely purple veined leaves on a shiny, lush dark green background sprouting off purple stems, Thai basil plants are grown for their culinary and ornamental qualities.
My friend June recently came back from a work trip to Thailand. The first thing she said to me was that besides all the mesmerizing views her favourite place to visit was the Damnoen Saduak floating market. Its a colourful gem hidden near Bangkok.
This photo shows the Trang Islands in Thailand. In the past, the cuisine of Thailand has been heavily influenced by their proximity to fresh water. However, in recent years the development of the agriculture industry has had a significantly negative affect on the bio-diversity of the fish living in fresh water areas, so the importance of this aspect of Thai peoples diets has been reduced.