Well whats all this about then - the forum is to, hopefully, bring together those who trek and travel in Thailand to share information and resources on locations, parks, wildlife, trails, news, etc.
It has been started primarily because the there is a current lots of information available on commercial sites on the internet concerning traveling in parks that is simply wrong or at best misleading or incomplete. Information that is copied around many sites and spreads confusion, poor details and poor directions to many of Thailand's natural sites and locations. How many people go to park "XYZ" because the internet says they "may" see this animal or that, that waterfall or this, only to see no animals at all and a waterless fall because its the wrong season.
Its no fun driving 5/6 hours to find the location you are visiting is simply not as described, has changed/closed or was over zealously characterized by someone who did not really have a comparison to make. Even worse if needless exaggerations are made by unscrupulous individuals tempting the tourist dollar.
So the aim of this forum is to aid the sharing of information that is relevant and, hopefully, truthful. Information that naturalists can use to make their trips more enjoyable and hopefully more successful.
20 Mar 2014 18:22 - 02 Apr 2015 12:25#1774by Paul TW
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Here are the general rules for you to consider before posting - nothing that is going to bother any of the current members or any future genuine nature lovers. Just, as we grow we need to implement some of these things.
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