Category Archives: Pha Taem National Park

Thailand’s Blood Timber

Al Jazeera recently aired a documentary on illegal rosewood logging on the Cambodia border that I highly recommend. I highlighted this topic back in 2012 because I like hiking the border area. If you hike to Phu Hin Dang they actually require that … Continue reading

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Pha Taem ผาแต้ม in October

I finally have some free time to catch up on some recent trips around Ubon. In October I took a visiting friend to Pha Taem National Park. We started at Soi Sawan Waterfall and as usual we climbed the thing … Continue reading

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Pha Taem ผาแต้ม New Year

Channel 3 had a report today from Pha Taem National Park. People flock here to see the “1st sunrise in Siam” during the cooler months and New Year’s Day is the biggest event of the year. Pretty impressive number of … Continue reading

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Soi Sawan Waterfall Hike

It’s officially the best time of year for waterfalls. After a very busy July I finally got the opportunity to explore the cliffs East of Soi Sawan Waterfall in Pha Taem National Park. For once there is actually a path … Continue reading

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Soi Sawan Waterfall Birding Hike

A few days ago I went on a birding trip with a friend to Soi Sawan Waterfall in Pha Taem National Park. I am not a birder. For me it’s in the same category as fishing; I grow impatient if … Continue reading

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