Category Archives: Thai National Park

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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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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Phu Hin Dang ภูหินด่าง

Phu Hin Dang is a cliff that has been on my Ubon hiking bucket list for 3 years. I knew it would probably be difficult to get to, I wasn’t sure what the land mine situation was like in this … Continue reading

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Exploring Nan – Part 2

In the last post I shared some pictures from our drive up Highway 1168 in Nan and on the way back we stopped at Mae Charim National Park อุทยานแห่งชาติแม่จริม. This post is about the national park. Entrance to the park. … Continue reading

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Huai Phok Waterfall น้ำตกห้วยพอก

Huai Phok Waterfall is another waterfall in the expansive Pha Taem National Park. It’s very close to Chanadai Cliff next to the camping area so with a truck, good weather and leaving Ubon it would take you about 3 1/2 … Continue reading

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Saban Waterfall น้ำตกซะปัน

I debated whether or not to write a blog post about this waterfall but it is an official location so it deserves a mention. Like Kit Waterfall it is also on the way to Chanadai Cliff in Pha Taem National … Continue reading

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Kit Waterfall น้ำตกกิ๊ด

Kit Waterfall is a small waterfall on the way to Chanadai Cliff in Pha Taem National Park. There’s no fee to get here of course but it certainly takes some effort if you want to see it. Read a couple … Continue reading

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