June / July 2022
Celebrating the Purge of Covid-19 in Parks of New York City
As a birder living in Chiang Mai, I’ve always been interested in exploring top birding locations in the province. I learned from a fellow birder that Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park, the northernmost national park in Thailand bordering Myanmar, is the habitat of several rare resident birds and a favourite destination for migrating birds from China and the Indian subcontinent during winter ...
The third cave in Pang Ma Pha District in Mae Hong Son Province I’d like to share my adventure with you is Tham Pha Daeng or Cave Red Cliff located in Tham Plah-Namtok Pha Sua National Park. It’s a through cave with a small stream running along its total length of 1,323 meters from the upstream entrance to the resurgence entrance. To reach the cave entrance one must trek 430 meters up a mountain.
The next cave I explored in Pang Ma Pha District in the province of Mae Hong Son was Tham Pakarang, Cave Coral in English, which is well known for its amazingly beautiful flowstone formation and other speleothems.
Since the first French colonizers established the Sa Pa hill station, the rolling mountains of northern Vietnam have been a dream destination for trekkers and hill tribe lovers.
Bicycles aren’t just for kids anymore. They have found new respect in America with commuting on bike lanes common, organized trips a growing tourism industry and abandoned trainlines converted to dedicated long-distance bicycle trails.
The world-renowned successful rescue of the 13 members of the Wild Boar local football team trapped inside a floodedcave in Chiang Rai, Thailand, in July 2018....