Cock fighting in rural Isaan, northeastern Thailand. Shot October 2010 in a small town named Pla Pak and a very small village named Nong Tao, both in Nakhon Phanom province.
People in northeast Thailand or Isaan wake up very early. During my visits I’m up at or before sunrise and not by choice. The neighbors keep their rooster steps away from where I sleep and I’m convinced that it is the rooster that wakes up all other roosters in the village. Shortly after sunrise every …..