The Muslim village of Hua Thanon - May 11th, 2008

Hua Thanon is fishermen's small village situated in the South is of Koh Samui. This village was create more than 120 years ago by a Moslem community come from Malaysia immigrating on the island. This village got bigger afterward with the arrival of Chinese creating businesses and Thais come from the continent. To date we count almost 600 Moslem persons to Hua Thanon, and these various communities live in perfect harmony, respecting itself and showing solidarity between them for the well-being of all and the village. Living on the fishing since their arrival on the island, the flotilla is constituted of numerous decorated longtails moored along the beach behind the village. These fishermen cannot compete the boats biggest arrived for some years at Nathon, and the product of this fishing is essentially intended for a local consumption, we find moreover, fishes, shrimps etc. on the stalls of the village.This community has its mosque, built wooden he it in about forty years, she was enlarged and modified he it in 8 years to represent and welcome all the persons who daily come to pray. Premises come there 5 times by days, but also from alive foreigners on the island and from tourists of Moslem religion.

Mosque of hua thanon
fishing boat on the beach
village of hua thanon
  woman and child in hua thanon
Entrance of the mosque in hua thanon
House boat on the beach
Multicolored house in hua thanon
market of hua thanon
view on the mosque
Fishing boat hua thanon
Dried squids
Scene of street in hua Thanon
inhabitants of Hua thanon
Street of Hua Thanon

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