Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Priew/Phliw Waterfall National Park near Chantaburi
This 19th century queen, who died under mysterious circumstances saving her child from drowning in the Chao Praya River, loved this place, and the park is dedicated to her. There's a lovely pool at the bottom of one of the falls where visitors swim. We saw lots of Russian tourists who'd had a fine time doing just that. Feeding green beans to the large fish is popular, too.
This is a gorgeous national park on the mountainside. It was quiet on this weekday morning and the weather perfect. I hope to come back and bring Louis some day. The web site for national parks is: