It’s almost time for Loy Krathong 2013.
Making a Krathong from banana leaves.
Loy Krathong will be on the full moon Sunday, November 17 this year. Loy Krathong is the annual festival where Thais send their bad luck from the previous year to the sea and start the new year fresh. Continue reading
Santorini Park is a popular amusement park newly opened just north of Cha Am. They offer rides such as a Ferris Wheel, G-Max Reverse Bungy, and other thrill rides.
This past week, a cable snapped just as the Reverse Bungy was about to take its passengers into the air. No one was injured but now folks are asking why there is no national agency to regulate the safety of such rides.
There was an accident at an amusement park in Bangkok last year and there were injuries. It’s good that there were none in this instance in Cha Am.
Here is a link to a video of the normal ride:
and here a link to the snapping ride.
For more about Santorini Park and other sites around Hua Hin, go here.
There will be two events:
The first event will be the PKRA Thailand competition March 11-14. The top 2 male and top 2 female finishers will automatically be entered in the main event of the PKRA International freestyle competition! This event will be run by the PKRA international judges and a PKRA contest director which means the highest quality of judging. Continue reading
FBF has made a few less than complimentary comments about Plearnwan but folks continue to be drawn to the odd looking structure; thousands of folks every day. There are many expensive cars from Bangkok, VIP buses from the boonies and school kids by the classroom full. In fact, FBF Jr’s class is there as this is being written. Continue reading
Painting The Sky
The 11th Thailand International Kite Festival will be held 13 – 14 March at the Rama VI Camp in Cha Am. This is the camp about 15 km north from the Hua Hin Clock Tower on Petchkasem Road. Continue reading