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Officially called Islands Kho Phi Phi Islands form a self-titled maritime National Park located in the coast of phuket, southern Thailand as a whole. The this uninhabited island Phi Phi Leh and the other, Koh Phi Phi Don is tourist destination today, with luxury hotels and bungalows in front of the beach. From any travel agency in phuket or surroundings you can hire excursions by boat or boat that you take for the whole island. They are amazing, the personified paradise; pity that, like you, there are 300 people over the same place, knowing what makes truly a feat achieved a good photo, where you only see nature.
In four words: waters turquoise to hate, white and soft sand cliffs of infarction and marine fauna and flora plentiful. During the excursion is a stop on the island koh phi phi leh (to the South), scene of the film “The beach”, Leonardo Dicaprio. This island is currently uninhabited at night, during the day receives thousands of visits from tourists, but is that really worth contemplating this wonder of nature. There is also the possibility of snorkeling, the majority of tours already includes it in the journey, at different stops which makes the boat can swim among great variety fish, turquoise, yellow and thousands of colors. It is something that we must not skip. Because in these waters live spices more beautiful in the world, as well as turtles and sharks. An experience to observe them closely.
We recommend everyone do a stop in these islands, or at least the boat trip for the whole island.
Did you know that Bangkok is one of the cheapest air destinations in Asia? Because if you did not know, then we are confident that you’re pointed out I enlist the suitcases and start a new adventure. Bangkok is an excellent place where you can appreciate the cultural diversity, religions and the incredible views that abound in the. There is doubt that Thailand is proud of having one of the most beautiful islands and the most impressive beaches in the world.
To the southeast of Bangkok, Koh Chang Island, which is presented – both, for locals and foreigners – such as an excellent opportunity to get away from the common crowd and routine of the city we can find. It’s a charming jungle island, mountains, waterfalls and beautiful beaches with coconut palms and cabanas, where you can spend quiet and relaxing nights. What is the price of these accommodations? Because of only 3 or 4 euros the night.
If you don’t have much time, but you still want to relax for a moment, then Koh Chang is exactly what they are looking for, since it is just five hours from the capital. If you are interested in visiting the place, you can catch a bus from Bangkok, until reaching the city of Trat on the coast. From there, you can take a ferry, which will leave you at a few minutes from the island.
You should know that the island is an area with risk of malaria, so we recommend that you take appropriate measures and do not forget to take with you a spray mosquito repellent. So you know a little more about the place, Koh Chang is the second largest island of Thailand, after Phuket.
The Koh Chang National Park occupies almost all Koh Chang, as well as also some areas of nearby islands. The island is located 225 kilometers southeast of Bangkok. In recent years, the island has become much more popular among travellers, and also between Thais. Most of the beach resorts are located on the beautiful West coast of the island. Koh Chang boasts of beautiful waterfalls that allow you to swim and dive from the rocks. There are also tours in elephants, which take you through the jungle, where you can explore the wonders of nature.
Wat Rong Khun is a curious Buddhist temple located in Thailand. Its color and unique design each year attract tourists. The design was by Thai artist Chalermchai Kositpipat and its construction began in 1997.
The level of detail that has this temple is one of its main features. Everywhere in the temple sinuous human figures and animals waiting at every turn. To enter the temple must pass a bridge under which there is a section of water and stand as hands for help.
Wat Rong Khun is the only temple of its kind that has a ubusot, a sort of meeting room. The ubusot is decorated with white crystals. White means purity and crystal Buddha, his wisdom. The details of the drawings are decorated with gold ubusot.
The main part of the temple was completed in 2008, however, the complex will include nine buildings, and construction could take up to 90 years, according to sources.
- Clothing: During the spring and summer, light cotton clothes are best, as well as sunglasses and comfortable shoes. During the summer, it is advisable to bring a coat and a raincoat. In the fall and winter, jersey, jacket and raincoat, and in any season, comfortable footwear for hiking.
- Recommended time for travel: The best season is from November to February, because temperatures are too high and hot during the months of March, April and May and the rainy season from June to September.
- First aid kit and cautions: According to the Ministry of Health, it is advisable to go vaccinated against typhoid, hepatitis A and B, keeping up to date tetanus vaccine. Malaria risk exists throughout the year in all rural areas and in border areas with Cambodia and Myanmar. Not so often, in major cities or tourist resorts. Besides they should take paracetamol and aspirin, and medicines for stomach problems. Read the rest of this entry »