Spirit Houses in Chaweng Noi Viewpoint, Koh Samui

Spirit Houses with multiple offerings at a road curve in Koh Samui, Thailand. Photo: Per Meistrup.

Discarded spirit houses turned into artificial reefs

Many abandoned spirit houses were dumped into the sea off Chumphon coast to serve as artificial coral reefs in order to provide sanctuary for marine lives.

Chumphon governor Narong Polla-iad led a group of officials from the prevention and suppression of illegal fishing office to witness the dumping of used spirit houses into the sea on Thursday (Sept 14).

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS

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