Port Call

...Arriving at the destination was a happy time for naval cadets. They could travel and go shopping in the city. In each country, naval cadets could buy gifts for their parents in Thailand. They received about 15,000 baht pocket money from the training unit for use in the cities.

In the evening at each port there was a reception party on HTMS Naresuan's flight helicopter deck. Naval cadets showed Thai boxing and long drum dance "Krabee krabong". All show Thai culture, which is hard to find...

Written by The This, November 2005

Last update: Humanities Department, March 2006.   Feedback