Brown-backed NeedletailSilver-backed NeedletailBlue-winged Leafbird maleBanded Kingfisher femaleBanded Kingfisher female THAI 02-11-2020-1Hume's White-eyeWhite-bellied ErpornisPin-striped Tit-BabblerNeil, Cindy, John, AdrienneLar Gibbon (White-handed Gibbon)

thaiphile.com

about things thai..

Pattaya – The Changing Face

Posted under Travel Thailand - Oct 29th, 06 - No Comments

Pattaya, once Thailand’s sleaziest resort, is trying to improve its image. Historically, a sleepy fishing town, it boomed as an R&R spot during the Vietnam War and has been a sex tourism destination ever since. The beach is dirty and lackluster and rampant overdevelopment has long since destroyed any natural charms it once had.