Friday, September 9, 2011

Beautiful Soap Flowers

Soap flowers are well-known in Thailand and can be bought as souvenirs .These scented masterpieces originated in the villages around Chiang Rai. When the  locals are not  too busy working in the rice paddies, they practice carving on pieces of soap. Their hobby turned into a fine art, and the delicate soap flowers they sold at the local night markets soon captured tourists’ imagination.

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