centuries, the rivers and waterways of the Kingdom have
served as a principal means of travel and transportation.
barges were originally used to transport rice from the
provinces to the key cities of Thailand via the Chao
Phraya River and its tributaries, the lifeline of the
from golden teakwood, now a rare and priceless commodity,
the keel of
The Golden Naga is made of a single piece of
teak, 16-meters long and 20-centimeters thick.