UNESCO has this year declared Doi Chiang Dao in Chiang Mai to become the latest UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Now that Thailand has five biosphere reserves stretching from the north to the upper south, it is time to look back to the beginning of it all. Here's to Thailand's very first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Sakaerat Environmental Research Station (SERS) in Wang Nam Khiao District of Nakhon Ratchasima.
Category - Trails + Nature
On a roll into Thailand's UNESCO sites, I am now writing about Satun UNESCO Global Geopark where not one, not two, but four hundred million years worth of geological sites can be observed and studied and enjoyed for their pure sceneries on a good day.
Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, with all its 2.5 million rais of land, is home to arrays of wild animals, endangered and not. This news is good for humankind but much greater for wild animals. I am over the moon.
'Small Sandy Beach' or 'Had Lek' is deemed a hidden gem in Phang Nga. It is a part of Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park and it is covered on both sides by high cliffs. This blog and video show you the whole walking trail from the entrance (which is not the park's main entrance), all the way to the beach.
Ratchaprapha Dam in Khao Sok National Park of Surat Thani, south of Thailand, is a dreamy, picture-perfect destination. We stayed one night there, on a raft, experiencing the naked and pure nature as it is.
Ko Samui is one of Thailand's most popular islands of the South. In our recent roadtrip, we took a ferry there and spent six fabulous days basking in the sun and eat a lot of delicious local foods. Here is our small and delicious guide to the island. Enjoy!