Category Archives: Thai 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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The Emerald Pool in Krabi

We’ve been to most major tourist areas in Krabi but on our recent trip South we decided to check out a new place, “The Emerald Pool.” I’ve seen signs for it but never took time to check it out. It … 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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Rosewood “Poaching” in Sisaket

ThaiPBS has a couple articles relevant to this part of the country this week. Several “tree poachers” were killed in Sisaket the other day. I’ve written about illegal logging in Phanom Dong Rak in the past and this was the … 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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