Travel Photo Thursday — January 5th, 2012 — Hua Hin Photo Round Up

Posted by on Jan 5, 2012 in Travel Photo Thursday, Uncategorized | 19 comments

Happy New Year! Many foreigners and Thais stay in a hotel in Hua Hin, Thailand. It can be the perfect spot for anyone looking for a relaxing and affordable each holiday. Apart from the mile long beach, the city offers attractions for the whole family such has water sports, golf, hikes and fishing. Welcome to the first Travel Photo Thursday of 2012! I’m looking forward to another fantastic year of weekly travel photography.

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This week I’m featuring a roundup of shots from my 11 days in Hua Hin Thailand…enjoy!

Sunrise on Hua Hin Beach…

Sunrise, Hua Hin Beach

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Kite Surfers…

Kite Surfers

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Getting ready to cast the net…

Getting Ready to Fish

The locals were netting very tiny shrimp called Kaey, used to make shrimp paste. In the 10 days we were on the beach this was the only day they did this. I have to assume that they know the best time to cast their nets. There were at least ten groups fishing on the beach and all of them brought in lots of kaey.

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Cleaning the kaey…

At Work

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The Happy Helper

Boy Working on Beach

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Countdown to 2012…

Hua Hin Countdown to 2012

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New Year’s Lantern over Hua Hin Beach…

New Years Lantern over Hua Hin Beach
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Happy New Year! Hua Hin, Thailand is the perfect spot for anyone looking for a relaxing and affordable beach holiday.

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19 Comments

  1. Happy birthday Nancie! Love the Hua Hin pics and I’m glad you had such an interesting holiday. The kids washing the kuay are great 🙂

  2. Well, this virtual travel tour made me feel a bit warmer so, I Pingd/Facebookd/Tweeted/G+1, and whatnots for ya. Freezing here right now. I envy you but, don’t hate you, yet.
    Happy New Year’s LadyE !

  3. Happy New Year!! What an exciting beach holiday! We were in sweaters and tights around here, but looking forward to being at the beach in a few weeks!

  4. That sunrise is GORGEOUS!

  5. Love that you have a sunrise photo here, Nancie. One sees many sunsets but not enough sunrises. There’s something special about watching a place wake up. Happy 2012!

  6. What a great way to start the year and may it be a good one for you Nancie. Especially love the sunset and the happy helper.

  7. Wonderful. Hope your year continues to bring you to places as beautiful and interesting as your New Year’s Eve.

  8. Great photos – made the travel bug start itching again. Happy New Year and Happy Travels.

  9. Not a bad way to ring in the New Year! Love the pics! Hoping to make it to Hua Hin this year. Happy New Year!

  10. I’m back!! Hoping to be here again every Thursday too!

    You know I’ve spent about 3 months total in Thailand and I still haven’t been to Hua Hin. Sad face.

  11. I love the lantern shot

  12. Great sunrise photo.

  13. Looks like you had a very enjoyable New Year! The sunrise picture is beautiful but I fell in love with the little helper. He looks like he is so happy 🙂

  14. Great, great shots, Nancie! Love all the action.

  15. I always love to see people enjoying themselves on a beach. Makes me actually wish that life was a beach!

  16. This brings back such wonderful memories of Thailand. I celebrated New Years on Koh Samui which was very memorable.

  17. That sounds like the type of New Year I would like to spend! Someday!

    Thanks for sharing your images and providing this forum.

    All the best to you in the year ahead.
    Cindy

  18. Beautiful shots! Happy New Year, Nancie! 🙂

  19. A very nice series, Nancie.
    All the best to you for 2012!!!

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