We visited the fringes of Ayutthaya and found its ancient expat communities so vivacious. No doubt that this is where the famous golden Thai desserts were first introduced.
Category - UNESCO-Listed Treasures in Thailand
I'm in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya again. This time, following the trail of a friend, a sweet-toothed me found myself climbing the famous Prang of Wat Ratchaburana, where most of Ayutthaya's major treasures were looted and then retrieved. With the misery deaths of the thieves, of course.
Pa Sak - Huay Tak UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Lampang of Thailand is now becoming a part of the soon-to-be-official Tham Pha Thai National Park with a massive area covering 5 districts including Ngao, Mueang, Chae Hom, Mae Mo, and Wang Nuea of Lampang. This is a place one can find the world's best varieties of teak trees preserved and grown into their full glories. Those into natural attractions will have a field day chasing waterfalls, exploring caves, and being amazed by prehistoric paintings.
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.
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.