The stupa at Wat Phrathat Renu Nakhon in Nakhon Phanom contains a relic of the Lord Buddha and is of importance to people born on a Monday. The stupa was built in 1918 and is based on the original Phrathat Phanom but smaller. It is 35 meters high.
Richard Barrow's first website about Thailand was launched in 1998 making him among the first of the travel bloggers in Thailand. Twenty-five years later, he is the most well-known of the bloggers in the Kingdom of Thailand. Ambassadors and government ministers are known to be among his followers. During the series of protests and the big flood, expats, tourists and the world media looked to him for accurate and up-to-date information.