Make your own free website on

On August21, 1955, "MissieOe", the wife of the Dutch Bank manager, invited us for a Menam (river) cruise

we also climbed Wat Arun, admired the Royal Thai Barge, and bought a small handmade boat for 130 Baht,aboutUS$ 7
back at the van Oenen's house, Daphne Koster formally launched it into the pond,
but it made so much water we had to pull it back ashore

BLO fecit 20000719 - - - go to : next page - - - contents autobiography- - - index of Ben Oostdam's websites