This is Khao Takiap (literally Mountain with Chopstick) – Hua Hin Thailand
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People have choices where to go for the holidays. This piece may help you make a decision for your next vacation. Hua Hin, Thailand may not be as famous as Bangkok but is famous for something else, and that is for their myriad of exceptional beach resorts. Just south from the country’s capital, you can enjoy the scenery in this district.
Visitors actually crowd the place during the hot months, March to May, just to get a sun-kissed skin. The famous of all beaches is Hat Hua Hin Beach with an overlooking at the legendary Buddhist Temple. Aside from the cool waters of the island and the fresh air you take in, the place is in fact a relaxing haven for vacationers. If you are here in the said month, you are lucky because every other year, 2010 as the next occasion, the city conducts Thailand’s International Kite Festival where kites of different shapes and sizes are seen flying over the atmosphere.
They also have a train station called the Hua Hin Railway Station that is very exceptional and also a must-see attraction. For nature lovers, try to visit Namtok Pa La-u, the two-tier scenic waterfall that is surrounded by different species of birds and vibrant butterflies. Kaeng Krachan National Park, the largest national park of Thailand, comprises Limestone and Granite Mountains bounded by thePhet Buri and Pran Buri River. Species of birds of different kinds can also be seen here as well. Hornbills, peacocks, pheasants, eagles and other forest birds are some of just some of the birds that live here while elephant, deer, bears and tigers co-exist with each other.
At night, you will still be busy shopping around the nightly street market of the city or the market villages where hand-woven printed cotton and silk fabric weaving can be purchased. Wood carvings of different key chains and ornaments are also made by Thai people that can be taken home with you as a souvenir.
Thailand is indeed packed with different areas to be discovered. Just bring your Visa with you and book a flight to Thailand and believe what you have read in here.