Photo: Bit of layering at Khao Phanoen Thung.

Khao Phanoen Thung

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A series of breathtaking viewpoints on a ridge just west of Phanoen Thung Camp are probably the most popular attractions in Kaeng Krachan.

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Every morning before dawn, Park Headquarters buzzes with mostly Thai travellers waiting for pick-up trucks to carry them up the mountain for views of talay mok, the “sea of fog” that turns jungle-draped peaks into islands.

Exhibit A: Sea of Fog. Photo taken in or around Khao Phanoen Thung , Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand by David Luekens.

Exhibit A: Sea of Fog. Photo: David Luekens

The largest viewpoint affords a magnificent western vista of layered mountains that seem to stretch on forever. At first light the fog arrives as isolated pillows nestled in the valleys, or as a contiguous torrent of white that really does look like a sea. Most visitors relax on the benches before continuing a few kilometres further west to two more viewpoints with southerly views that are equally ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)

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