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The white sandy Thung Wua Laen Beach is 2 km long and lies 13 km North of Chumphon in Southern Thailand.
The “beach of the bull running across the field” is also signposted ‘Thung Wualan’. According to the legend the beach was named by hunters who killed a wild bull. This bull was so strong that it freed itself and escaped while it was being skinned. It ran “across the field”.
Beach chairs and jet skis are not allowed on this beach. The priority here lies on environmentally friendly tourist projects where they try to keep a natural balance.
Hat Rin is a peninsular beach area and town on the southern tip of Ko Pha-ngan, an island in the Gulf of Thailand. Its two main beaches are Sunset Beach to the south and the larger Sunrise Beach to the north. A Full Moon Party takes place on Sunrise Beach each month.
Wat Kiriwong is located on the Dao-wa-dung hill in Amphoe Muang, Nakhon Sawan province. It has a sacred golden pagoda-Prajulamanee pagoda. On the fourth floor of pagoda, you will see the awesome scenery of Nakhon Sawan province 10 kilometers around. When you see eastward, there are Kao Gob, Boraped pond and Pak nam pho market. There are many beautiful mountains fascinated you. Prajulamanee pagoda is the huge pagoda located on the top of hill. There are four floors inside. The first floor is for worshiping the Buddha. The second floor has statues of famous monks, the Buddha’s footprints and amulet for sale also. On the third floor, there are important Buddha image in Thailand such as the emerald Buddha.
Wat Plai Laem is a wat on the resort island of Ko Samui, Thailand. Like the nearby Wat Phra Yai or “Big Buddha Temple”, it is a modern Buddhist temple. The temple’s design incorporates elements of Chinese and Thai traditions and was in part designed by distinguished Thai artist Jarit Phumdonming.
Jay Fai has long been a street food icon, and for good reason — the begoggled chef’s signature crispy golden-brown crab omelets are simply unparalleled. But if you’re looking for another reason to love the local legend, try her also excellent stir-fried noodles with seafood and gravy.
Wat Prong Akat (วัดโพรงอากาศ), is located in Bang Nam Priao District. Chachoengsao Province. This temple is another beautiful temple where is admired by the people. Currently, the construction of Ganesha (Thep Thanjai) is in progress. Which will be the biggest Ganesha statue in Asia. “Phra Artikarn Somchai Putsaro” is the abbot of Prong Akat Temple. Wat Prong Akat is located in Bang Nam Priao District. The temple was built in 1977 with the great pagoda, outstandingly beautiful, and it is the place that enshrined the Buddha’s relics called “Phra Uraka” that came from India.
Trang, also called Mueang Thap Thiang, is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, on the west side of the Malay Peninsula facing the Strait of Malacca. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Phatthalung, and Satun.
Trang was formerly a port involved in foreign trade. It was the first place where rubber was planted in Thailand. Phraya Ratsadanupradit Mahison Phakdi brought rubber saplings from Malaya and planted them here in 1899, and rubber is now an important export of the country. The Trang River flows through the province from its origin in the Khao Luang mountain range, and the Palian River flows from the Banthat mountains. The province of Trang has an area of approximately 5,000 square km and 199 km of Strait of Malacca shoreline.
Wat Chalong is a historical landmark and Buddhist temple in Phuket’s Chalong Bay. For centuries, locals come to pray almost every day while westerners learn about Buddhism during their vacation. It’s officially called Wat Chaitararam, but most people refer to it by Wat Chalong. The temple is located on Chao Fa West Road in the northern part of Tambol Chalong.
Many locals claim that the temple often experiences many miracles. It’s also known for its pivotal and healing role in the fighting between Chinese secret societies (Angyee) in 1876.