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Indulging the senses in the mangrove forest


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We always need to go back to nature, no matter how far our urban lives lead us away from it. And a perfect place to do just that is a community eco-tourism project in Koh Lanta.

 

Not only do the surroundings reflect the man-nature bond that city life tends to rupture, but a tour of the mangroves of Tung Yee Peng Village on the island’s version of a Gondola with a local guide reconnects the visitor with the sights and sounds for which we subconsciously long.

 

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“You come here to listen to the sound of rowing when the oars hit the water. The sound is just beautiful and peaceful. It’s a healing sound that people love listening to on YouTube,” said our guide Narathon Hongthong, a native of Tung Yee Peng who initiated this ecotourism service.

 

Full Story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/indulging-the-senses-in-the-mangrove-forest/

 

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CP has a different take on mangrove areas, they dig them up and convert them into shrimp ponds which they then fill with chemicals.

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13 hours ago, snoop1130 said:

“You come here to listen to the sound of rowing when the oars hit the water. The sound is just beautiful and peaceful. It’s a healing sound that people love listening to on YouTube,”

Yes, And then some Thai will turn up with his pick up boom boxes and play 'Hits from the World of Muay Thai' next to you boat

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6 hours ago, RichardColeman said:

Yes, And then some Thai will turn up with his pick up boom boxes and play 'Hits from the World of Muay Thai' next to you boat

Or one of those ubiquitous long-tail boats comes along. You know, the ones you can hear coming from 10 miles away…..

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