The white-handed gibbons of Cha-am

November 8, 2019 0

Luigi Zuccante spent many hours observing the gibbons in Cha-am Forest Park and eventually wrote an inspiring book about them. While they show many anatomical similarities to the other great apes, their way of living […]

Saphan Chak Poo

November 8, 2019 2

Just a few pictures of the fishing village near the pier, after north Cha-am beach. You can cross the bridge on a bike or (small) motorbike.

Cha-Am markets

April 7, 2016 0

Cha-Am fresh market Cha-Am market is on the other side of Phetkasem Road, in the direction of the train station. Turn left before the train station and go straight. Cha-Am Wednesday night market If you […]

Cha-Am Forest Park

April 6, 2016 0

The Forest Park is a quiet and relaxing place. You can go there for a picnic, to play football with the kids, ride your bicycle, exercise, jog… The great thing about this park is that […]

Kaeng Krachan National Park

April 6, 2016 0

Kaeng Krachan National Park, in the province of Phetchaburi, is about an hour’s drive from Cha-Am (follow road 3499). It’s the largest natural park in Thailand and a paradise for trekkers and bird watchers. On […]

The Black ogress of Puek Tian

April 6, 2016 0

Hat Puek Tian Puek Tian beach (also spelled Puk Tian) is a popular photographic spot with many sculptures of fictional characters invented by Thailand’s most famous poet, Sunthorn Phoo. The sculptures are quite impressive and […]

Mrigadayavan, the teak palace

April 6, 2016 0

Also written “Marukhathaiyawan” or “Mrigadayavan” Palace. Built in 1923 on the coast between Cha-Am and Hua Hin, it was King Rama VI’s seaside summer palace. Rama VI, who reigned from 1910 to 1925, had been […]

Cha-Am beach

April 1, 2016 2

The main attraction of Cha-Am is the long and beautiful beach. You can sunbathe or stay under the shade of the big pine trees, you can go ride a jetski or just do nothing but […]

Pala-U waterfalls

September 24, 2010 0

A beautiful waterfall 60 km west of Hua Hin. It has 15 levels, but reaching the first three or four levels is already rewarding (and could be exhausting if you’re not in a good physical […]