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The Tham Place Forest Park is a great place to stop on the way to Mae Hong Son. Here you enjoy a 450 metres nature trail and feed the carp fish.

Huai Nam Dang is one of Thailands most beautiful national parks. Located over 1700 metres above sea level it rewards you with stunning views of the Doi Luang mountain and fresh cool air.

Phra Buddha Chinnarat in Wat Yai

Phitsanulok is a typical Thai town with a good food scene, and a nice setting by the Nan river. Here you find Wat Yai and the graceful statue of Phra Buddha Chinnarat. The victorious Buddha.

Motifs of religion the wax floats

The Candle festival in Ubon Ratchathani is the largest of its kind in Thailand. It is held during Buddhist Lent during two days in July.

Ubon Ratchathani is one of the fastest growing cities in Thailand. Close to the trading routes in Vietnam, Cambodia anf Laos it is devoloping fast. It is also a culinary paradise and with a spectacular yearly candle festival.

The view from inside the Cove

Ao Yon is a small gem in the Cape Panwa district of Phuket. This beach is popular among locals and you have the beach club The Cove with direct beach access.

The last few days I had the pleasure of spending some time on some of the west coasts nicest beaches. Sunsetting in Surin and Kamala, and a long beach stride on Bang Tao. Kamala came out as exceptionally memorable. But all three beaches are jewels on Phuket’s west coast. In some ways similar but still not quite the same atmosphere. Kamala Beach Kamala Beach is part of the scenic coast area also… Read More

Determining it was time to get out a bit from Kalim and the hotel, I rented a car for a Phuket roadtrip. In a tiny Nissan March, I started by driving to Freedom Beach. I can’t exactly say that I did my homework. And this aspect made it turn out to be quite an adventure. Turning right from the main road out from Patong there was a quite steep slope leading into… Read More