Khantoke Cultural Show

Tonight we did something mega-touristy and had dinner at a Khantoke, where they served us northern Thai food while we were seated on the floor, resting on cushions.

After dinner, there was a show with traditional Thai music and dancing.  I’m not sure they were the best musicians we’ve ever heard or the best dancers we’ve ever seen, but it was fun to see their costumes.  Here are a few highlights:


There was also a guy who danced with 11 or 12 knives.  Unfortunately, we couldn’t really hear the announcements explaining the cultural significance of each dance, so I’m not sure of the history here, but this was one of his particularly impressive moves:

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